Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 303: U.S. Springfield Model 1816 Percussion Musket with Two Bayonets

Auction Date: February 16, 2022

Fine U.S. Springfield Model 1816 Percussion Alteration Musket with Two Bayonets

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $900 - $1,500

Fine U.S. Springfield Model 1816 Percussion Alteration Musket with Two Bayonets

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1816
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 69
Barrel: 42 inch round
Finish: bright/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 825
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OC - FINE- all original parts; over 30% original finish, sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood.

Description:

Altered using the "Belgian" method with a nipple threaded into a cone on the top of the barrel at the breech and the vent covered by brass added to the altered flash pan. "SPRING/FIELD/1839" and "eagle/US" marked lock, "1839" dated barrel tang, "P/eagle head/V" proofs at the breech. Includes two US socket bayonets and one leather scabbard.

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