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Harpers Ferry Model 1842 Musket (Shot Through)

.69 caliber. 41" barrel length. SN: NSN. Percussion musket with fixed blade lug front sight and double barrel bands. Browned metal finish with a plain straight grip walnut stock. Features sling swivels to middle barrel band and to front of trigger guard. Item also has a smoothbore barrel. Markings include "V/P/{Eagle head}" and "1845" to top of barrel. Lockplate is partially obfuscated but appears to be marked "HARPERS/FERRY/1848". This item appears to have been shot through the mid-barrel. 

Condition:

Poor. Bore is dark and appears to have been shot through at some point. Finish is heavily covered with a dark patina, pitting, and surface oxidation overall. Wood stock has heavy losses, scratching, and bites overall. 

Estimate: $200 - $400
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,125
09/09/2021

 

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