August 11, 12, & 13, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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Oliver Bidwell of Hartford, Connecticut 1808 Contract musket with flint lock marked "O. Bidwell Middletown" in front of cock and dated 1811 with "US" above at rear. Smoothbore musket barrel with bayonet lug. Walnut musket style stock with iron hardware and steel ramrod. CONDITION: Metal has pitted silvery patina. Wood is oil soaked with a crack in front of lock and heavy usage marks. Lock appears to be original flint. Missing front sling swivel. Weak mechanics but functional. Dark pitted bore. DLM
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
44"
Caliber/Bore
.69 Smoothbore
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
O. Bidwell
Model
1808
Paperwork
Serial Number
NSN
(A) OLIVER BIDWELL MODEL 1808 .69 CALIBER CONTRACT RIFLED DATED 1811.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,440.00
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
Number Bids: 7
Auction closed on Thursday, August 13, 2020.
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