May 06, 2020 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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US Springfield Model 1795 Type II Musket Dated 1808

.69 caliber, 44.5" 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} / SPRINGFIELD in an upward arc under the pan and dated 1808 on the tail. Buttplate tang with matching 1808 date and standard P / {eagle head} / V proof marks at breech, and a weak US on the barrel as well. Counterpane with block J.C. mark, but no expected inspection marks. This stamp is also present on upper rear of the reverse stock along with another J. Long rounded triggerguard plate measuring about 10.125".  Lock reconverted to flint. Sling swivels missing. Includes a button head ramrod that is missing the threads at the end.

Condition:

Good. Metal oxidized with mottled discoloration and some pitting, with weak barrel markings and stronger lock markings. Mechanically functional, heavily oxidized and rusty bore. Stock with wear, scattered bumps and dings, some slivered missing wood near the tip of the forend on the reverse and in the ramrod channel. Wood with some added finish.

Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,140
05/06/2020

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