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Lot 4119: Springfield Model 1812 Type II Special Purpose Flintlock Musket

Auction Date: October 8, 2021

Scarce Documented U.S. Springfield Model 1812 (Type II) Special Purpose Flintlock Musket with Bayonet

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,250 - $3,750

Scarce Documented U.S. Springfield Model 1812 (Type II) Special Purpose Flintlock Musket with Bayonet

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1812 Musket
Type: Musket
Gauge: 69
Barrel: 38 5/8 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
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Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
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:

This "1815" dated musket is shown and discussed on pages 93 and 94 of "American Military Shoulder Arms, Vol. 2" by George Moller. Their "special purpose" is not known. Includes a socket bayonet and leather sling. Provenance: The George Moller Collection

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