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Lot 2233: Two Civil War Era Belgian Percussion Rifled Muskets

Auction Date: October 7, 2021

Two Civil War Era Belgian Percussion Rifled Muskets

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

A) A. Francotte Model 1844/60 "Piedmontese" Rifled Musket with Bayonet

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Percussion Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 71
Barrel: 40 5/8 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 190
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:

Liege proofed. Some of these were imported by the Federal Government during the Civil War. Includes socket bayonet and leather sling.

B) P.J. Malherbe Rifled Musket

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Percussion Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 71
Barrel: 42 5/8 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 190
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.

Description:

Liege proofed. Includes leather sling. Provenance: The George Moller Collection

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