|Percussion militia musket by Moore & Baker - $550.00|
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Percussion militia musket. Lock marked "Moore & Baker", who are listed as New York City importers from 1849-1853. Built with a 42" long US marked and dated 1839 musket barrel. Metal parts have a dark patina overall with minimal pitting in the bolster area. Stock is fair, showing scattered marks from handling, a small crack by the lock screw, a chip missing from the lock mortise, a chip missing from the toe of the butt and some minor age grain cracks by the butt plate. Mechanically egood, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.