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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
M1816 Harpers Ferry H&P style percussion musket, shortened - $350.00

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M1816 Harpers Ferry musket with H&P style percussion conversion. Dated 1837 on lock. 26-3/4" shortened barrel with shortened stock that sticks out about 2" past the barrel. Unusual handmade replacement barrel band. Sling swivel, ramrod, band springs absent. Metal parts have a medium to dark patina overall with scattered rust and light pitting. Stock is shortened and thinned in the butt and has an overall battered appearance from storage and handling, has several small cracks in the grain, a stress crack below the lock and various small chips. Hammer is a little loose but lock is functional. Sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.