May 18, 2021 Early Arms & Militaria
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All of the components and furniture of this period American restocked musket are from a Pattern 1756 Long Land Brown Bess. The Barrel has the Tower view and proof marks as well as the initials IW at the breech. The lock is marked Tower behind the cock and has an engrave crown over "GR" as well as a horizontal crown and arrow stamp below the pan, denoting government ownership. It has a full length plain walnut stock. This musket has an exceptionally narrow iron ramrod that has been replaced. An associated old leather strap is attached. CONDITION: Lock and barrel retain a dark heavy brown patina. Markings are very good. Some corrosion at breech. Lock is in its original flintlock configuration. Butt Plate has been modified to fit a narrower stock. There is a 2 1/2” piece of wood missing at the rear bottom of the butt plate and some cracks. There are two minor cracks in front of lockplate screw and a chip of missing wood behind the barrel tang and above top of lockplate. Replaced sling swivels and ramrod. DRG

Item Dimensions: L: 61 - 1/2".
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
46"
Caliber/Bore
.80
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
GR
Model
Bess Flintlock
Paperwork
Serial Number
NSN
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $8,400.00
Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
Number Bids: 34
Auction closed on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.
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