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American Militia Musket

Auction:
2908T
Lot:
1158
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Description:

American Militia Musket, c. early 19th century, walnut stock with brass fittings, steel barrel with light proof marks on the tang, brass barrel bands marked inside MOORE/N.YORK, barrel lg. 43 3/4, overall lg. 59 in.
Estimate $400-600

Some dings in the stock, small piece of wood missing at the front of the lock, top jaw screw is a replacement, and the lock functions properly.


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

YORK, Brown Bess, Charleville musket, Muskets, Muzzleloaders