Category Firearms & Military
Auction Currency USD
Start Price 875.00 USD
Estimated at 1,750.00 - 3,000.00 USD
"CONN" ON BARREL. Cal. 69. NSN. Standard configuration with 42" barrel marked "CONN" "US" "JM" and "P" in a circle at breech end; tang is dated "1828". Lock w/ chamfered plate having rounded tail is marked w/ an eagle over "L POMEROY" in front of cock and "1828" "US" on tail. Iron mounted American walnut stock attaches to barrel w/ three spring retained bands. Buttplate is marked "US". Two piece trigger guard is of type III style w/ swell at sling attachment point. Inspector's mark "JM" is on left side. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: correct type triangular bayonet having 15" blade marked "US". A sling is also present. Leather is carved with the initials "JT". CONDITION: fine. Barrel w/ cleaning to bright silver having scattered pitting, lock also shows cleaning w/ some very light pitting. Musket is in original flint. Lock with matching assembly mark ("o") on all internal parts except main spring. The identical mark is found on exterior screws, frizzen and top jaw. Spur of cock is stamped "7". Stock is good, sound, retaining most of its original finish w/hand worn highlights, but shows many scrapes, marks & dings. Inspector's mark is clear. Bayonet is good, uncleaned. Leather sling is dry w/ some flaking of top grain. These muskets are rarely found in original flint, most have been converted to percussion. (01-24528/MGM). ANTIQUE. $1,750-3,000.