Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 142: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Flintlock Musket

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,500

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Flintlock Musket

Manufacturer: American
Model: Flintlock Musket
Type: Musket
Gauge: 69
Barrel: 44 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 447
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 77
Class: Antique
Description:

This early national period musket has "CP" on the tail of the lock and breech end of the barrel for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania along with the "liberty cap/P" proof on the barrel at the breech. The inside of the lock is marked "IK." The left stock flat has "XVII." It has a bayonet stud on top at the muzzle and a blade front sight on the rear strap of the upper barrel band. The left side of the comb appears to be carved with "tt." George Moller's "GDM" collection mark is by the toe. Fitted with a black leather sling. Provenance: The George Moller Collection

Rating Definition:

Fair overall with mottled gray and brown patina and mild oxidation/pitting, distorted muzzle and bayonet stud, replaced frizzen and side plate, some cracks, chips, and repairs in the stock; general mild scrapes and dings, and distinct markings on the lock and barrel.



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