Dutch Type IV flintlock carbines are described on pages 399-403 of George D. Moller's book "American Military Shoulder Arms Volume I". "C KORTE/AMSTERDAM" marked at the center of the lock. The furniture is all brass including the distinctive extended length front barrel band and unmarked circular brass plate on top of the wrist. Iron ramrod pipe. "No 10" inscribed in fancy script on top of the buttplate tang. "GDM" (George D. Moller) collection initials marked at the toe of the stock. Includes a reproduction leather sling. Provenance: The George Moller Collection
Good, exhibiting a mix of gray and brown patina with scattered light pitting, moderate flash pitting, and nice lock markings. Brass retains an attractive golden aged patina. Stock is also good with scattered scratches and dents, a crack ahead of the lock, a chip behind the lock, and some cracks on either side of the buttplate. Mechanically needs work, hammer will not stay in full cock.
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