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Flintlock Musket

.80 caliber, 46" barrel, no S/N. An unusual, unmarked Revolutionary War period continental flintlock military musket with 46" barrel and brass furniture. The banana lock and goose-neck cock appear to have all the original small parts. The faceted pan indicates a possible French origin to this most interesting musket. The long round barrel is stamped "C1061" (significance unknown). The brass furniture has a Dutch look about it, but could equally well be French. Sideplate is decorative for a military gun. Walnut full stock. Barrel has bayonet lug, clearly indicating military use.

Condition:

Gun appears to be essentially untouched, allowing for one significant crack on right side of forend just forward of 2nd barrel band. Retains ramrod in identical untouched crusty condition. A most intriguing Revolutionary War period musket worthy of further research.

Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$3,525
09/12/2018

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