March 25, 2020 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati
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46

Tower India Pattern Brown Bess Musket

  .75 caliber, 39.25" barrel, NSN.  Bright finish with refinished stock, three brass ramrod pipes, trigger guard, and buttplate.  7" beveled and rounded lockplate with integral iron pan and rounded cock.  Barrel marked with "[crown]/GR/[broad arrow]" marking with additional proof and "[crown]/21" with "[crown]/14" on tang.  Lock shows crown stamp with "LONDON" vertically behind hammer accompanied by "[crown]/[broad arrow]".  Matching mating marks on lockplate, screws, and small parts with additional matching marks in ramrod channel.  "NS" marking on sideplate with "D. BLAIR" contractor's marking on to of stock rear of trigger guard.  British-marked button ramrod.  

Condition:

Good.  Barrel shows some scattered oxidation and darkening with some evidence of cleaning on barrel and lockplate.  Stock shows some repairs including a replaced section of wood on right side of forend behind end cap and what appears to be a filled swivel on toe of buttstock.  Mechanically functional.  Bore is good with some old pitting and fouling.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,140
03/25/2020

 

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