May 06, 2020 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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Model 1795 Springfield Type II Musket Dated 1805

.69 caliber, 42.25" 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 1805 on the tail. Buttplate tang dated 1807. No inspection marks on barrel or legible on counterpane, with a weak block J? behind the triggerguard tang. Later pattern triggerguard with rounded ends, measuring 10.325" long. Lock appears to be in original flint with matching mating mark "1" on small parts with cock repaired and possibly replaced. Top jaw and screw are replaced. Barrel with moderately eroded touchhole in the correct location with some visible taper. Lock mounting screws mismatched. Retains sling swivels and button head ramrod that is missing the threads at the end.

Condition:

Good. Metal moderately oxidized with a mottled brown and gray patina, metal cleaned long ago and toning down. Mechanically functional lock, bore heavily oxidized with rust and some pitting. Stock worn, sanded with numerous cracks and some repairs around the lock mortise and forward portion of the counterpane, as well as through the butt. Also showing bumps and dings. 

Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,680
05/06/2020

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