Lot 181    

Belgian Liege Model 1842 Rifle Musket w/Bayonet,
2005, Historic Americana / Nov 16, 17 & 18
69 caliber, barrel length 40.5". Lockplate marked: C. DANBOY/A LIEGE with crown over CD. On breech a crown over CD and ELG in oval. Number 11 stamped in buttstock with carved soldier's initials SH.

Edwards says that 400 Danboy muskets were purchased by Union agent Hartley in Liege, Belgium in October 1862 with more contracted for to be delivered in a month. A straight copy of the standard French infantry musket, this weapon was imported in large quantities during the Civil War and was issued to--and disliked by--thousands of Union infantryman. There is no record of any Southern contracts and Confederate usage was limited to capture or battlefield pick-ups. Sold with correct pattern bayonet for musket.

Provenance:  
Ex Richard K. Tibbals Collection


Condition:  
VG. Mechanically excellent. Metal dark with light pitting at breech. Original nipple has been filed down. All marking are clear. Wood nice with only a few dings, but there is a 1.5" chip missing in front of trigger guard and a hairline crack at wrist. Original ramrod and swivels.
Sold: $373.75
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