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    U.S. Model 1816 Pomeroy .69 Caliber Musket With Ward Tape Primed Conversion. 42" round smoothbore barrel mostly smooth and gray with areas of light staining. Missing rear sight, tall brass cone shaped front sight. Lock plate smooth and gray with minor staining, marked "L. Pomeroy", "1820 US". Tape primed hammer dark with very minor salt and peppering, right side marked "J.N. Ward, U.S.A / Patented July 1, 1856", crisp action. Remainder of metal gray with areas of dark staining. Wood with rich undisturbed patina showing minor dents, scratches, losses to the ram rod channel and a 2" shallow chip at the rear of the lock that extends into a 2" tight crack. An honest example of an uncommon conversion. From the Michael Yeck Collection.

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    June, 2013
    8th Saturday
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