May 06, 2020 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


Model 1795 Springfield Musket Type II Dated 1806

.69 caliber, 44" 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 with date 1806 on the tail. Buttplate tang dated 1806. P / {eagle head} / V inspection marks on barrel, none legible on counterpane. Modified triggerguard, cut down from earlier Charleville pattern, with pointed front finial and measuring about 9.5". Lock appears to be in original flint with matching mating mark "1" on small parts with the top jaw and screw replaced. Barrel with moderately eroded touchhole in the correct location with some visible taper. Lock mounting screws mismatched. Upper sling swivel replaced, lower swivel missing. Lower band of Charleville pattern with holes for ramrod retention spring. Stock with initials RSB carved on reverse and cross and two dots on the obverse. Includes an iron button head ramrod that is missing the threads at the end.


Good. Metal with a mottled salt and pepper patina with dark gray discoloration over medium pewter gray. Markings legible in metal, not in wood. Mechanically functional, fair bore is heavily oxidized and rusty with pitting. Stock worn and sanded, with splintered chips missing along the upper edge of the reverse forend with wood filler at the tang. Stock with bumps and dings as well.

Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000
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