November 17, 2020 Early Arms & Militaria: Age of Exploration, Empire & Revolution
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Tapered round 46 - 3/4" iron barrel of .70 caliber smoothbore has a faceted breech section retained by three iron bands. Flat lock with molding at the tail, center stamped with a crown over "SE" as well as "P. GIRARD". Standard French Model 1728 iron furniture including long faceted four-stage buttplate tang and a lanyard ring mounted behind the sideplate. American restock using walnut and imitating the French form, but with an elongated wrist. Complete with a period iron ramrod. CONDITION: Barrel retains a spotted grey patina, which was cleaned at some time and has some added finishes. Lock retaining screws have been replaced and lanyard ring is a contemporary replacement as well as the three barrel bands. Lock retains a spotted grey patina, with excellent markings. Lock is in its original flintlock configuration and functions properly, frizzen screw is a contemporary replacement. Iron furniture has been partially cleaned. Buttplate retains a dark patina, while trigger guard retains a spotted grey patina. Stock shows scattered marks from use and some minor chipping and splinters. An interesting composite musket. DMG
Barrel Length
46 - 3/4"
.70 Smoothbore
FFL Status
St. Etienne
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $3,900.00
Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000
Number Bids: 16
Auction closed on Tuesday, November 17, 2020.
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