Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    U.S. Springfield Model 1842 Percussion Musket. No visible serial number, .69 caliber, 41 1/2-inch round barrel. Metal parts finished bright. Three barrel bands, the front with integral blade sight. Both sling swivels present. Lock with [eagle]/U.S. forward of hammer; behind hammer marked vertically SPRING/FIELD/1850. Barrel proof marked. Ramrod with trumpet shaped head. Walnut stock with very faint inspector's cartouche on the left side.
    Condition: Very good. Bright finish with scattered pitting and dark spotting with powder pits on the breech and hammer. Stock lightly sanded and rubbed with linseed oil. Strong bore and crisp action.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    9th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 17
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 597

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold on Dec 9, 2012 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 35 days left to consign to the 2021 June 9 - 10 Rare Books Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    The department director has the heart of a true and highly knowledgeable collector with the business acumen of someone who has been not only successful but has decades of an impeccable track record
    David Greenburg,
    Chicago, IL
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search