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Asa Waters Model 1816 U.S. Flintlock Contract Musket

Auction:
3034M
Lot:
243
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Auction:
Sale #3034M - 3034M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 26, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Asa Waters Model 1816 U.S. Flintlock Contract Musket, c. 1836, walnut stock with iron fittings, lock marked on the tail "MILLBURY/1836," and "US/A. WATERS" in front of the hammer, barrel dated "1836" and marked "NEW HAMPSHIRE" next to the proof mark, barrel lg. 42, overall lg. 57 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Some dings and nicks in the stock, missing the barrel tang screw, ramrod 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

United States, Asa Waters, Firearm actions, Flintlock, Gunsmiths, Lock, Military history, Muskets, Springfield Model