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    U.S. Model 1842 Harpers Ferry Percussion Musket. Unserialized, approximately .69 caliber, 42-inch round barrel secured by three barrel bands. Two sling swivels. Breech marked V/P/[eagle]. Lock marked Harper's/Ferry/1845. Forward of hammer lock is marked Walnut stock with initials carved on left side. Vestige of possible rack numbers on top of comb. Steel buttplate marked US. Condition: Fair. Scattered staining to lock and barrel with light pitting at breech. Ramrod absent. Buttplate mostly a smooth brown patina with stains and patches of surface rust. Wood fair. A good fit to the metal throughout but numerous dents, scratches, gouges. Chips at toe.


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    December, 2012
    9th Sunday
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