Alexandria, Virginia, Regimentally Marked Gun, c. early 19th century, .71 caliber, damaged and broken maple stock, brass trigger guard from a British carbine, one screw lock marked "D. EGG," barrel marked "106 VA REG ALEXANDRIA" with a small "SS" on the left side of the breech, barrel lg. 42 1/4 in.
Provenance: The Bill Ahearn collection.
Stock is broken. The butt is broken off at the rear of the lock. The barrel is in good condition with a remnant of a small sight on top of the "G" on REG and there is a small "SS" mark on the left side of the breech similar to the Committee of Safety muskets with the same mark.
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