Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 2144: Documented U.S. Springfield 1847 Percussion "Navy" Musketoon

Auction Date: October 7, 2021

Rare Documented U.S. Springfield Model 1847 Percussion "Navy" Musketoon

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,000

Rare Documented U.S. Springfield Model 1847 Percussion "Navy" Musketoon

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1847
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 69
Barrel: 26 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 201
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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:

"1851" dated lock and "1853" dated barrel tang. Features a narrow front barrel band. Model 1847 "Navy" Musketoons are described on pages 239-242 of George D. Moller's book "American Military Shoulder Arms Volume III" with the rear barrel band of this exact musketoon pictured on page 240 and its sideplate pictured on page 241. Provenance: The George Moller Collection

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