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Relic Model 1842 Springfield Musket, Relic Board, and Musket Balls

Auction:
3034M
Lot:
171
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
Sale #3034M - 3034M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 26, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Relic Model 1842 Springfield Musket, Relic Board, and Musket Balls, c. 1842-65, Model 1842 musket complete except for the stock, with an index card tag marked "U.S. MODEL 1842 SMOOTHBORE MUSKET./EXCAVATED NEAR THE CHANCELORSVILLE,/CIVIL WAR BATTLEFIELD (May 1863) IN/1957," a board shaped like a bullet with mounted musket balls marked "4th July 1938/Sturdivant Collection/Gettysburg Pennsylvania," and a bag of loose musket balls.
Estimate $400-600

All in relic condition.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

United States, Military history, Muskets, Rifled muskets, Springfield Model, Springfield musket