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Harper's Ferry Musket, From the James B. Scoville Collection

.69 caliber, 36" round barrel. Proof marks at the breech V P {eagle}. On top of the barrel at the breech are V P and 36. Breech plug dated 1820. Lockplate maked Harpers Ferry and dated 1820, with {eagle} and US.  Walnut stock.

Condition:

Barrel with a rich brown finish. Lockplate with nice untouched dark brown patina. Stock with dark brown patina and open grain. Stock has been fashioned with brass thimbles. The original trumpet ramrod was shortened to properly fit the short stock. Overall an excellent example of a trade gun for the American Indian market.

Estimate: $750 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$750
10/10/2019

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