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Douglass Rework Dutch Musket

.80 caliber, 42" barrel, no S/N. A classic American Revolutionary War period Dutch flintlock military musket. Thumb-piece marked "16CP" with barrel marked in large period capital letters DOUGLASS. Classic Dutch banana-shaped lock with faceted pan; appears to have all its original small parts. Long 42" barrel with brass front site and molded at breech has one would assume the owner's name "Douglass" beautifully period engraved on the top. Brass military furniture with Dutch raised butt-screws. Stock marked "COT" on left side of cheek piece. First ramrod pipe period engraved "N32."

Condition:

Barrel with deep smooth aged patina throughout and no significant pitting. Stock is good. Beautifully molded on forend. Front of muzzle has bayonet lug, missing swing swivel from triggerguard. Stock rates excellent for a musket of this period. This fine flintlock would be at home in any collection of American Revolutionary arms.

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$4,700
09/12/2018

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