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C1760-80 American stocked flintlock dual purpose musket/fowler - $1495.00

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C1760-80 American stocked flintlock dual purpose musket/fowler. 40-1/2" barrel with bore of about .65 caliber. Appears to be a reconversion to flintlock utilizing nicely aged parts. Unmarked trade lock with simple engraving. American stocked with sheet brass buttplate, plain triggerguard, and handmade lock screw escutcheons. Metal parts with dark patina overall with some pitting present in the barrel breech area. Buttplate is worn through and cracked at the heel. Stock shows average wear and use, may have been lightly cleaned, has a small chip by the lock bolt, small chip at rear of barrel tang, small chip below the lock, small filled spot in the lock mortise above the rear of the lock, small sliver missing in left side of forearm at barrel pin, long edge crack in right side of forearm near end of barrel. Nice antique wooden ramrod, possibly original. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.