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2149
$920.00

ARSENAL CONVERSION OF MODEL 1816 FLINT TO PERCUSSION RIFLED MUSKET.

SN 146. Cal. 69. Typical U. S. arsenal conversion just prior to the Civil War replacing breech and bolsters with percussion blocks, adding rear sights and scratch rifling bores to accept the new 69 Cal. Minie balls added to the arsenals just prior to the Civil War. These guns saw hard service in the early 1861-62 campaigns prior to being replaced with the Model 1861 Springfield’s. This gun was orig 1827 dated flintlock Springfield prior to conversion and still bears most of its proofs from that time frame. CONDITION: Very good overall, orig and matching. Mechanically sound. No discernible scratch rifling and bore is bright and still mics at 69 Cal. 51028-13 JS (1,000-2,000) – Lot 2149

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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