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Lot 108: Two Antique Muzzleloading Long Guns

Auction Date: June 22, 2022

Two Antique Muzzleloading Long Guns

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

A) War of 1812 Era French & Kinsley U.S. 1808 Contract Flintlock Musket

Manufacturer: T. French
Model: 1808
Type: Musket
Gauge: 69
Barrel: 44 5/8 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 489
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:

"Eagle/US/CANTON" marked center of lock, "FRENCH/1809" marked tail of lock, "CT" sunken oval proof at breech ahead of a "U" (absent S), and circled cartouche on left stock flat. French, Blake and Kinsley awarded a 4,000 musket U.S. contract on October 20th, 1808; all believed delivered between 1810-1814.

B) Unknown Half Stock Back Action Percussion American Long Rifle

Manufacturer: American
Model: Percussion
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 42
Barrel: 38 7/8 inch octagon
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: maple
Item Views: 489
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.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

"HENRY ELWELL/WARRANTED" marked lock.

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