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Model 1842 Springfield Percussion Musket

Auction:
2908T
Lot:
1189
Sold for:
$861$700

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

Description:

Model 1842 Springfield Percussion Musket, c. 1848, walnut stock, steel fittings, lock marked SPRING/FIELD/1848, barrel lg. 39 1/4, overall lg. 55 1/4 in.
Estimate $700-900

Some dings and nicks in the stock, as well as a small filled area in front of the middle barrel band spring, some pitting on the barrel, some rust on the buttplate, 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

Charleville musket, Muskets, Muzzleloaders, Rifled muskets, Springfield Model 1840 flintlock musket