Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Very Rare U.S. M1812 .69 Caliber Smoothbore Flintlock Musket by John Joseph Henry of Philadelphia. Gun remains in its original untouched, unaltered, original flintlock configuration. All metal generally smooth and dark, just some light to medium pitting in the area of the breech, touch hole and the center of the lock, as well as some very light pitting on the butt plate and trigger guard bow. The front sling swivel and stud were removed, obviously long ago, else the gun is complete and original in every respect. mechanically fine, very good bore. Crisp P over US on the breech with letter F above and perpendicular to the P. Stock, with recessed cheek piece, excellent, with dark smooth patina, a couple of small old chips/ slivers along the forestock, minor, and an old chip above the tail of the lock, and some scattered dents, detracting little. Lock, with rear teat projection, marked on the tail, Phila over US. Although difficult to discern the name Henry can be seen in the lower center of the lockplate. A very nice, totally correct example, of this very rare U.S. martial flintlock.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    8th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 611

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold on Dec 8, 2012 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2021 October 9 Americana & Political Signature Auction Featuring the Michael Ward Collection - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The department director has the heart of a true and highly knowledgeable collector with the business acumen of someone who has been not only successful but has decades of an impeccable track record
    David Greenburg,
    Chicago, IL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search