9th Aug, 2023 11:00

Two Day Firearms, Shotguns, Airguns, Arms and Militaria Auction

Lot 53


US Springfield Pattern M1842 rifled musket

US Springfield .69 calibre Pattern M1842 rifled musket, 42inch barrel with progressive depth rifling, secured by three bands, the lock dated 1850 repeated in faint text on the barrel tang, faint inspectors cartouche to stock.

M1842 muskets were originally smoothbore but many were upgraded prior to the US Civil War. 23,683 were fitted with sights, whereas 20,076 were rifled but no rear sights fitted as with this example. See G. Moller 'American Military Shoulder Arms' volume 3 pp 189-200 for more information.

Dimensions: 148cm long



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Sold for £650


Auction: Two Day Firearms, Shotguns, Airguns, Arms and Militaria Auction, 9th Aug, 2023

Wednesday 9th August - lots 1 - 359 at 11am. 

Thursday 10th August - lots 360-602 at 11am. 

Firearms, Shotguns, Airguns, Arms & Militaria Auction.

This is an online auction with telephone bids and absentee bids. There is no audience in the room. 

For more information contact our specialist Chris Large: chris.large@wilson55.com



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