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    Prussian M1839/55 .75 Caliber Percussion Rifled Musket. 39 5/8" octagon to round barrel with excellent bore. Barrel proofed with C under a crown and number 1515. Barrel generally clean and bright with a few small patches of very light pitting. Lock marked Mehlis / 1856 under crown, with some minor pitting and areas of gray patina. The hammer screw is a replacement. Stock really excellent and very sharp. Brass bands, brass and iron trigger guard, and iron butt plate with C over crown stamp and number 1515, matching the barrel. Also marked II B, possibly being unit markings. With the exception of the hammer screw correct and original in every respect including the ramrod and an excellent example of this somewhat cumbersome musket that saw extensive service during the Civil War.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    12th Saturday
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