Harpers Ferry Model 1816 Musket, Type II

.69 caliber. 42" barrel length. SN: NSN. Flintlock musket with 3 barrel bands and a fixed blade front sight. Browned metal finish with a plain straight grip stock and forearm. Features a bayonet lug to muzzle of barrel and ramrod inserted to forend barrel ring. This model also features a Type-II sling swivel attached to the trigger guard and a metal buttplate. Markings include "HARPERS/FERRY/1825" and a "{Crested American Eagle}/US" to right sideplate. Left sideplate, barrel rings, and screws have various numeric sub-inspector marks. Barrel is marked "V/P/{Eagle head}" to top, while stock is marked "WY{Horizontal V" to buttstock. Left side flat is marked with a "V" and also has a faint "{Circled stylized letter}" inspector cartouche. Flint still with cock. Includes brown leather sling with brass hook clasp.


Fair to good. Bore is dark. Finish has patina and mottled discoloration overall. Rear barrel band is loose. Wood stock has cracks to front of lockplate, and some losses to right of buttstock. Stock has hairline cracking to some areas. 

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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