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Whitney Contract 1812 Conversion Musket

Auction:
2908T
Lot:
1157
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2908T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 21, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Whitney Contract 1812 Conversion Musket, c. 1812-24, walnut stock, iron fittings, lock marked lightly N.HAVEN in a banner, lock converted from flint to percussion, barrel has a light proof mark, barrel lg. 41, overall lg. 56 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

Some dings and nicks, barrel shortened one inch, some light rust and patina on the iron parts, lock functions properly.


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Keywords

Brown Bess, Charleville musket, Muskets, Muzzleloaders, Rifled muskets