August 11, 12, & 13, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 8/11/2020
Lot consists of: (A) Percussion locked 1816 style musket made at Harper's Ferry in 1829. Converted to percussion with lock marked "Harper's Ferry 1829". Top of action marked "City of Philada. Wurfflein". Smoothbore barrel cut down to 20" with no sights except notch in barrel band. Iron ramrod. Wurfflein family of gunsmiths worked in the Philadelphia from the 1830's to the early 20th Century. Gun was converted by Wurfflein for the Philadelphia Home guard. CONDITION: Overall brown patina with no major issues. Condition concurrent to age. Dark bore with good mechanics. (B) Period cut down of a Model 1842 musket to make a possible cavalry carbine. Springfield marked percussion lock dated 1848. Tang dated 1853. Walnut wood stock cut down with large "E" scratched into the left buttstock. Lanyard ring where rear sling swivel should be. Iron ramrod. Neat piece of Civil War era Americana. CONDITION: Added stock finish with aged look and no major issues. Just a neat gun with in the field modifications. DLM

Item Dimensions: L: 37".
Barrel Length
(A) 15 - 3/4" (B) 20"
(A) .69 smoothbore (B) .70 Rifled
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Length of Pull
(A) Harpers Ferry (B) Springfield
(A) 1816 (B) 1842
Serial Number
(A) 1863 (B) 622
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $400.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $960.00
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Number Bids: 12
Auction closed on Thursday, August 13, 2020.
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