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M1842 Harpers Ferry rifled and sighted percussion musket - $2250.00

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M1842 Harpers Ferry rifled and sighted percussion musket. The Harpers Ferry guns were reputedly rifled and delivered for use by the US Navy. Dated 1855 on lock and 1854 on barrel. Well marked overall with worn stock cartouche present. Metal parts have a medium patina overall with minimal pitting in the barrel breech area. Stock has a moderately worn appearance with numerous minor handling marks, tiny nicks in the ramrod channel and a small crack in front of the lock. Correct long range rear sight and cupped tip ramrod. Better than average condition overall for this model. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.