Springfield U.S. Model 1842 Percussion Musket

.69 caliber, 42" round barrel, no S/N. Bright finish, walnut stock. Lock with standard Springfield markings and dated 1846 to rear of hammer, with matching date on breech plug tang. Breech with usual V / P / {eagle head} inspection and proof marks. Correct "tall spur," early production hammer. Three barrel bands, sling swivels, original trumpet head ramrod. Script JS cartouche on counterpane, clear AJ block letter inspection behind triggerguard. A very crisp example of an early production M1842 musket.


Fine. Metal smooth with clear markings, showing some discoloration from old, dried oil. Mechanically functional, fine bore which is somewhat dirty. Crisp stock with feathery grain, showing only minor handling marks and storage dings.

Estimate: $2,500 - $4,000
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