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Lot 266: Two Civil War P.S. Justice U.S. Percussion Rifled Muskets

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Two U.S. Civil War P.S. Justice Percussion Rifled Muskets

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

A) Justice Rifled Musket with Bayonet

Manufacturer: Justice P S
Model: Percussion-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 69
Barrel: 39 inch round
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 224
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.

Description:

Manufactured c. 1861. Lock marked "MIDDtn/CONN/1857" faintly on tail and "P.S. JUSTICE/PHILADA" at center. Includes US socket bayonet and leather sling.

B) Documented Justice Rifled Musket

Manufacturer: Justice P S
Model: Percussion-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 69
Barrel: 39 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 224
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:

Manufactured c. 1861. "P.S. JUSTICE/PHILADA" marked lock. Justice rifled muskets are described on pages 365-375 of George D. Moller's book "American Military Shoulder Arms Volume III" with the lock of this exact musket photographed on page 370. Includes leather sling. Provenance: The George Moller Collection

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