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Lot 4246: US Amoskeag Special Contract Model 1861 Percussion Rifle-Musket

Auction Date: October 8, 2021

Documented Civil War U.S. Amoskeag Special Contract Model 1861 Percussion Rifle-Musket with Bayonet

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

Documented Civil War U.S. Amoskeag Special Contract Model 1861 Percussion Rifle-Musket with Bayonet

Manufacturer: Amoskeag
Model: 1861
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 58
Barrel: 40 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 209
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:

This musket is shown on page 314 (and likely 312) of "American Military Shoulder Arms, Vol. 3" by George Moller. "1863" dated lock and barrel, socket bayonet, and leather sling. Provenance: The George Moller Collection

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