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    British Tower Conversion Musket.
    Approximately .80 caliber, 42-inch round barrel with bayonet lug and integral barrel band front sight. Original flint lock marked: TOWER and with percussion nipple. Cock retains original conversion striker. Hardwood stock with iron hardware, 3 barrel bands and one sling swivel. Steel ram rod with flared tip.

    Condition: Fair to good. Barrel a mostly smooth dark, age patina with fine pitting at the breech. Lock and breech screws with heavy tool marks and ill-fitting. Action needs mainspring repair and lock is riding high to the stock. Stock is good but with separation under rear barrel band, likely facilitating the shortening of the barrel.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2015
    14th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 9
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