CIVIL WAR SPRINGFIELD M1863 TYPE II MUSKET DATED 1864
Item #: DROL1952
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This Civil War longarm is a .58 caliber "Springfield” Model 1863, Type 2, single-shot muzzleloader in complete, good to very good overall condition. The Springfield M1863 Type 2 musket was a government arsenal product from Springfield, Massachusetts. Over two hundred and fifty thousand such longarm weapons were produced for the US Ordnance Dept during the war years. Barrel exterior is untouched with a plum patina. Lock surface wears a dark mottled patina with honest age and wear. "1864” stamped behind the hammer. Lock markings with the "Eagle / US” / SPRINGFIELD” are clear. The distinctive "S” shaped hammer with its chamfered, beveled edges has the same worn patina as the rest of the lock plate components. Proofmarks are on the barrel facet.

Original nipple and rear sight. Mechanics crisp. Bore is strong and semi-bright with a dusty look. Retains its original steel straight-shank ramrod. All original barrel bands and are secured to the stock via flat iron springs. Stock is solid shows wear and dings as it should from use. This would make a great addition to a collection and saw service during the war.
Price: $1,750.00 USD (Sale Pending)

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