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Lot 125: Two Flintlock Muskets

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Two Flintlock Muskets

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,250

A) War of 1812 Era U.S. Thomas French Contract Model 1808 Musket

Manufacturer: T. French
Model: 1808
Type: Musket
Gauge: 69
Barrel: 44 1/2 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 375
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

Lock dated "1810."

B) Composite Musket

Manufacturer: European
Model: Flintlock
Type: Musket
Gauge: 65
Barrel: 40 3/4 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 375
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

NE - GOOD- in working condition, wear on working surfaces, finish 40% - 79%, no broken parts, no corrosion or pitting that will interfere with proper functioning, but may have some minor surface pitting. Wood condition commensurable with percent of finish with dings and dents associated with 40% - 79% gun.

Description:

Built using a mix of new and surplus military components including an "870" (1870) dated back action lock.

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