February 17-19, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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Made by Robert McCormick between 1798 and 1801 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was thrown in debtors prison for defaulting on his contract. Flint lock marked "McCormick" at rear and "US" in front of the cock. Liberty cap proof on rear of smoothbore musket barrel. Walnut wood stock with iron furniture. Original iron ramrod. CONDITION: Overall aged patina with some applied finish. Metal parts have pitted appearance with a possible coat of old oil. Lock is original with replaced pan spring. Wood is solid with an old coat of oil. Wrist is broken and repaired and appears to have been done long ago. From the Robert Sadler Collection.
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
45 - 1/4"
Caliber/Bore
.69 Smoothbore
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
McCormick
Model
1798
Paperwork
Serial Number
NSN
(A) 1798 ROBERT MCCORMICK CONTRACT MUSKET.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $900.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,638.00
Estimate: $1,750 - $2,500
Number Bids: 7
Auction closed on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
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