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Richmond Armory Musketoon

.58 caliber, rare 33" barrel not fitted for bayonet. Low humpback. Lockplate marked C.S. and dated 1863 on the rear of lockplate. Original trumpet head ramrod. Walnut stock with brass buttplate and nose cap. Iron triggerguard and two flat bands. 33" barrels are very rare and seldom come up for sale, an unusual variant.

Condition:All metal is brown with some pitting. Some heavy pitting around the percussion bolster and tang. Stock with nicks and dings, and has been lightly cleaned and some oil rubbed in.

Estimate: $7,000 - $9,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$5,875
06/11/2010

 

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