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Lot 270: Rifled Springfield Model 1851 Cadet Percussion Musket

Scarce Documented Rifled Springfield Model 1851 Cadet Percussion Musket with Long Range Sights

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Lot 270: Rifled Springfield Model 1851 Cadet Percussion Musket

Scarce Documented Rifled Springfield Model 1851 Cadet Percussion Musket with Long Range Sights

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Estimated Price: $1,300 - $1,900
Price Realized:

Scarce Documented Rifled Springfield Model 1851 Cadet Percussion Musket with Long Range Sights

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1851-Musket
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 58
Barrel: 40 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 594
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.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

One of 300 rifled and sighed for the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1856. Featured on page 247 of "American Military Shoulder Arms, Vol. 3" by George Moller. "1853" dated lock. Includes a socket bayonet and leather sling. Provenance: The George Moller Collection

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