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Lot 120: Two Antique American Percussion Muskets with Bayonets

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Two Documented Antique American Percussion Muskets with Bayonets

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,500 - $4,500

A) U.S. Harpers Ferry Model 1842 Musket

Manufacturer: Harpers Ferry Armory Muskets And Carbines
Model: 1842-Musket
Type: Musket
Gauge: 69
Barrel: 42 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 607
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Shown and discussed on page 192 of "American Military Shoulder Arms, Vol. 3" by George Moller. "1850" dated lock. Includes a socket bayonet and leather sling.

B) Confederate Attributed Brazed Bolster Conversion Springfield Model 1816 Musket

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1816
Type: Musket
Gauge: 69
Barrel: 42 1/4 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 607
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

This "1827" dated musket is shown and discussed in "U.S. Military Shoulder Arms, Vol. 3" by George Moller and noted as "believed to have been altered by Daniel C. Hodgkins for the state of Georgia." Includes leather sling and socket bayonet. Provenance: The George Moller Collection

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