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Premier Auction - Session II

Sat, Jul 16, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 1055

U.S. Norwich Percussion Musket and English Musket

Estimate: $200 - $400

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

Civil War .68 caliber, model 1861 percussion musket, lock plate stamped "U.S. Norwich" and "1864", 34 in. barrel with brass bead front sight, iron butt plate stamped "US", iron trigger guard, 49-3/4 in. total; English half stock musket, 44-3/4 in. round to octagonal barrel marked "London", brass furniture including decorative trigger guard, thimble, butt plate, and cap box, brass tipped ramrod, 60-1/2 in.

Provenance: Private North Carolina Collection


both with patina, oxidation and corrosion to metal components, dents, scratches and handling wear to wooden components, bores with corrosion, English gun with composition repair around lock plate, barrel tang cutdown, heavy pitting and corrosion to metal around hammer, losses to edges of wood at forend, 3-1/2 in. crack in wood at grip, possible composition gun, Norwich musket trigger functions, trigger on other gun doesn't function

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