DescriptionBritish Tower Style 1863 Percussion Musket.
Unserialized, approximately .60 caliber, 38 1/2-inch barrel with fixed front sight and folding rear ladder sight. Blued finish. Britain proof marks to left side of barrel. Lock marked: (eagle) / M and 1863. Smooth walnut straight stock with three barrel bands and sling swivels. Brass triggerguard and buttplate. Metal ramrod.
Condition: Very good. Finish primarily a dark grey patina with scattered signs of handling wear, age and pitting. Noticeable dings, bruising and scuffs present to wood. Action good. Moderately pitted bore.
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