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.
"1826" dated lock, "1861" dated barrel tang. Hewes & Phillips "New Jersey" alteration muskets are described on pages 71-74 of George D. Moller's book "American Military Shoulder Arms Volume III" with this exact musket pictured on pages 71 and 72. Includes US socket bayonet and reproduction leather sling.
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.
"1827" dated lock. Includes leather sling and reproduction US socket bayonet. Provenance: The George Moller Collection
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