May 06, 2020 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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Model 1812 Type I Springfield Flintlock Musket

.69 caliber, 41.75" round barrel, no S/N. Bright finish, smooth walnut stock with three flat, spring-retained barrel bands. Flat iron lock with pronounced teat at rear and fenced integral iron pan. Lock in original flint with matching backwards Z mating marks on most parts. Lock marked under the pan US / {spread-winged eagle} / Springfield, tail dated 1813. Buttplate tang dated 1813. Barrel with P/{eagle head}/V and a deep touch marks on upper left quadrant of breech with US on top of breech. Barrel appears to be in original flint as well, with a crisp touchhole that is correctly tapered and is correctly located in the pan. No cartouche present on counterpane. Matching "I" assembly marks on most parts. Retains a period button head ramrod, both swivels replaced.

Condition:

Good. Metal lightly cleaned to bright with clear markings and some scattered surface oxidation. Mechanically functional, top jaw cracked, good bore is very dirty and moderately oxidized. Stock sanded and refinished.

Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,520
05/06/2020

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