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Conversion Sharpe Musket

Auction:
2886M
Lot:
677
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
Discovery - 2886M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 10, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Conversion Sharpe Musket, c. early 19th century, walnut stock with checkered wrist, brass fittings, lock marked "SHARPE" on the tail, an eagle over "US" in front of the hammer, steel barrel with British proof marks near the breech, barrel lg. 39, overall lg. 55 in.
Estimate $500-700

Stock has some dings and nicks, and a crack near the wrist, missing the ramrod, and the lock plate has some pitting.


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, Air guns, Muskets, Muzzleloaders, Stock

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