1016

U.S. Model 1795 Type III Musket by Harpers Ferry

.69 caliber. 45.75" barrel secured by three flat, spring-retained barrel bands. no S/N. Bright finish with iron furniture and a smooth walnut stock. Standard Harpers Ferry lock markings, dated "1809" at tail. No date on buttplate tang. Breech with depressed "US" and "{Eagle Head}/P" proofs, no serial number on barrel. Script "JS" inspection on counterpane. Reconverted to flint from percussion, likely a drum conversion as the shadow of the circle from a drum bolster is present on the barrel. Lock reconverted to flint with replaced pan, cock and small parts. Retains sling swivels and button head ramrod that is nearly full-length, missing threads on the end. Musket configuration is of the Type III style with an earlier Type II dated lock that does not fit well.

Condition:

Good as reconverted to flint. Barrel with a pleasing, oxidized brown patina, barrel bands cleaned to bright. Lock functional, bore moderately oxidized. Metal with clear markings, wood markings clear as well. Stock with scattered bumps, dings, mars and imperfections.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,188
01/21/2022

 

Have a Similar Item?

Consign With Us
 

SHIPPING & PICKUPS 

Cowan’s Cincinnati Office offers an in-house, full-service shipping department which is unparalleled in the auction industry. Shipping costs are provided with your finalized invoice 24-48 hours after auction. For furniture and oversized items, we recommend using third-party services. For more information, click HERE or contact cowansshipping@hindmanauctions.com.  

CALIFORNIA & NEW JERSEY BUYERS: Due to recent changes to California and New Jersey law, we require all firearms, whether modern or antique, be shipped to a licensed FFL dealer. Please plan accordingly.

INTERNATIONAL BUYERS: Please note that Cowan's only ships firearms to a United States address regardless of antique status. It is the responsibility of the buyer to organize the export of their firearms to their country of residence. Cost of shipping to an exporter will be included on your invoice as the shipping cost, however the cost of exporting is solely the buyer's responsibility.

NOTE: All pickups and preview are by appointment only. To make an appointment, please call 513-871-1670 or email cincinnati@hindmanauctions.com