May 02, 2019 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


Harpers Ferry Model 1842 Musket

.69 caliber, 42" barrel secured by three spring retained bands, no S/N. Bright finish, walnut stock. Harpers Ferry lock dated 1852, weak 1852 on tang. Small V / P / {eagle head} proofs and weak remnants of Harpers Ferry barrel inspection present as well. No visible cartouches. Retains both sling swivels and an original full-length ramrod. Several five-pointed stars are carved into the stock, along with the initial A and an illegible set of initials on the obverse. A nice, untouched example of a Model 1842 musket that certainly saw Civil War use.


Good. Metal with a thick, heavily oxidized brown patina that is untouched. Lock markings clear, lock functional, bore heavily oxidized and dirty. Stock with scattered bumps dings and mars and a couple of tight surface grain cracks around the lock and counterpane.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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