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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
British Brown Bess pattern carbine/musketoon - $1250.00

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British Brown Bess pattern carbine or musketoon. 26" round barrel of about .75 caliber bore. Equipped with bayonet lug at front of barrel. Tower lock with faint marking in front of hammer, metal and wood are extensively marked with ordinance proofs and crown markings of the 1812 period. 11/103/R marking on buttplate tang. Metal parts have a medium patina overall with minimal scattered pitting. Stock shows average wear and use with some chipping around the stock pins, a couple minor age cracks, a crack by one of the forearm pins, and scattered moderate bruises. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.