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Model 1816 Flintlock Musket

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
175
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Model 1816 Flintlock Musket, c. 1839, walnut stock with a cartouche on the left side, tail of the lockplate marked SPRING/FIELD/1829, and marked with an eagle over US in front of the hammer, breech dated 1834, and marked US/AH/P, barrel lg. 42 1/8, overall lg. 57 1/2 in.
Estimate $600-800

Some dings and nicks in the stock and a chip just behind the lockplate, hammer doesnt stop at half-cock, steel parts have light patina appropriate to their age.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

United States, steel parts