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    Near Mint M1816 .69 Caliber Smoothbore Musket with Hewes & Philips Bolster Conversion to Percussion, Harpers Ferry 1821. All metal about mint with all markings deep and crisp including 1863 breech date and H & P on the face of the bolster. Several parts stamped with numeral 5. Two leaf folding rear sight, but remaining in its original smoothbore configuration. Front band shows unusual configuration with flared aperture for the ramrod but absolutely original. Wood near mint, retaining most of the original feathering, as original with no inspectors' marks. Original brown leather sling, no ramrod. Scarce form of this desirable Civil War period percussion conversion.

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    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
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