1847-Date U.S. Springfield Model 1842

.69 caliber smoothbore. 42" barrel length. SN: NSN. Percussion musket with brass blade front sight and bayonet lug to bottom of barrel. Bright metal finish. Walnut stock has a plain straight grip and forearm with three barrel bands. Item features a two click tumbler, sling swivels to middle band and triggerguard, and iron buttplate. Markings include "{American eagle}/U.S." to center of lock, and "SPRING/FIELD/1847" to rear of lockplate. Barrel is marked with "V/P/{eagle head}" and heelplate is marked "U.S." to top. Wood stock has what appears to be "C.H.O." marked on left side face. Includes a one piece flat head iron ramrod. 


Fair to good. Bore is dark. Finish has scratches and losses overall, and has dark brown patina. Wood stock has scratches and mars scattered overall. Small .25" crack to wood in front of lockplate. Front sling swivel is partially broken and missing a section. Action is functional. 

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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