Lot 269
Model 1842 U.S. Springfield Percussion Musket
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Walnut stock fitted with .69 caliber, 42 in. round smooth bore barrel with proof and view stamps plus eagle's head at breech; iron mounts throughout to include three barrel bands, two sling swivels, trigger guard, lock plate marked SPRING / FIELD / 1844 and eagle device; includes bayonet and leather scabbard with a reproduction belt attachment. Includes storage sock.

From the Collection of Michael Coulbourne, Fuquay Varina, North Carolina

Mechanically sound and responsive action; metallic surfaces cleaned and showing light abrasions under magnification; stock with minor dings and refinished; an old gun with a total overhaul and a good look.