December 14-17, 2021 Collectible Firearms & Militaria
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Springfield Model 1816 Flintlock Musket built by W.L. Evans of Evansburg, Pennsylvania in 1830 and is one of 5000 in this contract. 42" smoothbore round barrel in .69 caliber with "LS" for Luther Sage government inspector at that time and "VP" with "P" proof and tang dated "1830" fitted with socket type bayonet marked "US" and "WL". Flint lock with brass pan that appears to be all original marked with "W.L. EVANS/EAGLE/V.FORGE" dated 1830 with "US" underneath. controlled by single trigger. Walnut full military stock with "LS" (Luther Sage) inspection mark with three iron bands and iron stock hardware with "U.S." marked buttplate. Comes with steel ramrod. CONDITION: Metal parts have been cleaned to a silvery gray patina with lock reconverted to original configuration with period correct parts. Wood has burnout around tang from when gun was percussion and shows usage wear marks. Dark pitted bore with crisp strong mechanics. Bayonet has been cleaned to a silvery patina. DLM
Name
Value
Accessories
Bayonet
Barrel Length
42"
Caliber/Bore
.69 Smoothbore
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
W.L. Evans
Model
1816
Paperwork
Serial Number
NSN
(A) W.L. EVANS MODEL 1816 FLINTLOCK MUSKET WITH BAYONET.
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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,200.00
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
Number Bids: 8
Auction closed on Friday, December 17, 2021.
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