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Whitney 1822 U.S. Contract Musket Converted to Percussion and Bayonet

Auction:
3034M
Lot:
245
Sold for:
$1,169$950

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

Description:

Whitney 1822 U.S. Contract Musket Converted to Percussion and Bayonet, c. 1833, walnut stock with a cartouche mark on the left side and one in front of the brass buttplate, lock marked on the tail "NEW/HAVEN/1833" and in front of the hammer "U.S./E. WHITNEY," marked on the barrel tang "1833" and "US/LS/P/MS" on the left side of the breech, and a bayonet marked "US," barrel lg. 42, overall lg. 57 3/4 in.

Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio.
Estimate $700-900

Some dings and nicks in the stock, and the lock functions properly.


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Keywords

Nicholas A. Penachio, Bayonet, Breechblock, Military history, Military technology, Musket, Muzzleloaders, Police weapons, Security, United States