Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3274: Springfield Model 1816 Percussion Conversion Musket with Bayonet

Auction Date: September 8, 2019

U.S. Springfield Model 1816 Percussion Conversion Musket with Bayonet

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,100 - $1,600

U.S. Springfield Model 1816 Percussion Conversion Musket with Bayonet

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1816
Type: Musket
Gauge: 69
Barrel: 42 1/4 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 889
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 117
Class: Antique
Description:

It has a bayonet stud on top near the muzzle, brass blade front sight on the rear of the upper barrel band, small inspection markings, "55" and "P/eagle head/V" on the breech, "1838" on the barrel tang, "1838" dated lock with standard markings, "ABC" on the trigger guard finial and "ABC 1" on the tip of the forend, collection marking on the trigger guard bow, "ET" cartouche on the left flat, "M.K." and an "AH" cartouche by the trigger guard tang, "US" marked buttplate and locking socket bayonet, and leather bayonet scabbard with brass fittings.

Rating Definition:

Fine with mostly light gray patina, darker patina on the lock, smooth refreshed oil finish on the otherwise very fine stock, some minor dings and scratches, mostly crisp markings, and light overall wear. The bayonet has mottled patina and light oxidation. The scabbard has some crackling. Mechanically excellent.



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