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    About Mint M1816/22 .69 Caliber Percussion Rifled Musket with Remington Arms Co. Maynard Tape Conversion to Percussion Remington 1855. All metal about mint with deep crisp markings including 1856 tang date and the extremely rare Herkimer mark on the lock. It is believed only 50 guns were so marked. Inspector's initials J. T. on the primer door and at the breech. Long range rear sight, .69 caliber rifled bore perfect. Wood also about mint with perfect deep inspectors' marks and much original feathering. Original brown leather sling and wooden tompion. Remington altered 20,000 of these arms, with many being issued to the 6th US infantry and New York state units. Extremely rare variant in superb condition.

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    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
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