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French Model 1768 Musket with 2nd New Hampshire Battalion Markings

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
229
Sold for:
$33,210$27,000

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Auction:
Sale #3165M - 3165M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

French Model 1768 Musket with 2nd New Hampshire Battalion Markings, .72 caliber, walnut stock with light French cartouche marks on the right side of the butt and next to the side plate, steel furniture proper for model, lock marked "US" on the tail, barrel marked "NH 2 B No. 355," barrel lg. 44 3/4, overall lg. 60 1/2 in.

Provenance: The George C. Neumann collection to the present owner.
Estimate $15,000-20,000

Stock has a few dings and nicks, some pitting on steel parts, and the lock functions properly.


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, Charleville musket, Draft:Augustin Infantry Musket Model, Military history, Muskets, Muzzleloaders, Stock