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U.S. Model 1842 Springfield Musket and Bayonet

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
47
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
Sale #3165M - 3165M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

U.S. Model 1842 Springfield Musket and Bayonet, c. 1847, .70 caliber, walnut stock, steel fittings, lock marked "SPRING/FIELD/1847" with an eagle over "US," barrel has "V/P" proof marks on the left side of the breech, barrel lg. 42, overall lg. 58 in.

Provenance: The Bill Ahearn collection.
Estimate $800-1,200

Stock has a few dings and nicks, some light powdery rust on some of the parts, 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, Breechblock, Military history, Military technology, Muskets, Muzzleloaders, Rifled muskets, Springfield musket