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
Approximately 5,000-10,000 of these Type IIs were manufactured c. 1815-1816. These muskets are described on pages 26-27 of Robert W. D. Ball's book "Springfield Armory Shoulder Weapons 1795-1968" with this exact musket pictured on page 27. Features stud-type barrel band retainers, "1815" dated lock with "US/eagle and shield/SPRINGFIELD" marked at the center, "US" and "P/eagle head/V" proofs on the barrel at the breech, cheek cutout on the left side of the comb, and "1816" dated buttplate tang. Initials "J H" carved in left stock flat. Includes Jonathan Peck lock study drawing and letter. Provenance: A gentleman, The Jonathan Peck Collection
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