Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1141: Ohio Marked U.S. Model 1795 Harper's Ferry Flintlock Musket

Auction Date: December 4, 2021

Ohio Marked U.S. Model 1795 Harpers Ferry Flintlock Musket with Bayonet

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Ohio Marked U.S. Model 1795 Harpers Ferry Flintlock Musket with Bayonet

Manufacturer: Harpers Ferry Armory Muskets And Carbines
Model: 1795
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 69
Barrel: 45 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 357
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 68
Class: Antique
Description:

The left side of the barrel at the breech is stamped "OHIO" followed by "US" and "eagle head/P" proofs. The lock has the eagle and shield emblem at the center and "HARPERS/FERRY/1816" at the tail. The front sight is on the rear strap of the front barrel band. The sling swivels hold a modern leather sling. Two U.S. inspection marks are stamped on the stock flat. Three unidentified stamped markings are just behind the trigger guard tang. "GDM" (George D. Moller) collection initials marked at the stock toe. The non-fitting bayonet is marked "NC. US." Provenance: The George Moller Collection

Rating Definition:

Very good. The metal surfaces have an overall bright appearance with dark mild pitting throughout. The stock is fine with a couple hairline stress cracks and some minor handling marks. The bayonet is good with a bright appearance and pitting and spotting. Mechanically excellent.



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