May 06, 2020 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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Early US Springfield Model 1795 Type I Musket Dated 1802

.72 caliber, 44.5625" barrel, no S/N. Bright finish, walnut stock with three flat bands all retained by springs to their rear. Flat flint lock with pronounced teat at rear marked US / {spread-winged eagle} under the pan and marked SPRINGFIELD in vertical arc without date on the tail. Buttplate tang dated 1802. Weak P / {eagle head} / V inspection marks on barrel, none legible on counterpane. Long, Charleville pattern triggerguard plate measuring about 12.25". Reconverted to flint. Lock mounting screws mismatched. Sling swivels in place. Stock branded H1H / COMP / A upside down on obverse stock. Reverse of butt carved H P. Includes an iron button-head ramrod with the threads at the end.

Condition:

Good. Metal mottled, oxidized, stained and pitted with markings somewhat weak. Mechanically functional lock, heavily oxidized and lightly rusted bore. Stock worn, sanded and with cracks and repairs, with cracks at counterpane, repairs around the rear of the lock mortise, as well as chips missing around the lock. Forend with splintering chips missing along the upper reverse edge.

Estimate: $3,000 - $6,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$3,998
05/06/2020

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