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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
C1770-80 flintlock fusil musket - $1750.00

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C1770-80 flintlock fusil musket. Brass mounted with Dutch-Germanic triggerguard and buttplate and French marine style front band. 32-1/2" round barrel of about .55 caliber bore, about 48" overall. Untouched condition with dark patina on iron parts with some scattered pitting, patina on brass parts is lighter, showing average wear. No markings apparent. Stock shows average wear and use overall, a couple minor slivers in the ramrod channel, a couple little ships in the lock mortise, and pieces of wood reattached long ago on both sides of the barrel tang. Has some age checking to the butt. Lock does not have mainspring tension or cock. Sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.