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M1863 Type I percussion musket by Bridesburg - $1050.00

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M1863 Type I percussion musket by Bridesburg. Dated 1864 on lock. Well marked lock eagle and proofs on barrel are visible. Metal parts have dark patina overall with minimal scattered pitting. 500 yard leaf missing from rear sight and lower sling swivel from triggerguard. Stock is worn and somewhat rough, but is solid overall, with an interesting cross-shaped carving in the right side of the butt. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.