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Lot 4178: Three European Military Percussion Long Guns

Auction Date: October 8, 2021

Three European Military Percussion Long Guns

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $4,250

A) Russian Model 1845 Rifled Musket

Manufacturer: Russian
Model: Musket
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 71
Barrel: 42 3/4 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: birch
Item Views: 685
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Dated "1854." Includes a socket bayonet and leather sling.

B) Converted Austrian Musket with Bayonet

Manufacturer: Austrian Military Firearms
Model: 1842-Musket
Type: Musket
Gauge: 72
Barrel: 41 1/4 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: beech
Item Views: 685
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:

Noted by Moller as an "Austrian Model 1828/40 Infantry Musket Leman Percussion Alter." These alterations are discussed on pages 64-65 of "American Military Shoulder Arms, Vol. 3." Includes a socket bayonet and leather sling.

C) Converted Russian Tula Model 1828 Musket

Manufacturer: Russian
Model: Musket
Type: Musket
Gauge: 74
Barrel: 41 1/2 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 685
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:

Dated "1844" on multiple components. With leather sling. Provenance: The George Moller Collection

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