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    CONVERTED CONTRACT U.S. ARMY MUSKET OF THE 1812 PERIOD. Lock stamped with eagle and "Harpers Ferry 1813". .68 calibre barrel length is 44" as measured up to area where "Bolster Type" barrel conversion is affixed (see Flayderman's pg. #456). Left side at stock, opposite lock, is cartouched with script letters appearing to be "J.S." and stamped "V" over "MH". Functioning action.

    Condition:Attractive brown patina covers all metal surfaces. Butt plate pitted. Wood is sound with period of use handling and wear. Stock, adjacent to top tang, has two good size chips that were repaired using original wood that initially chipped loose.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    11th Sunday
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