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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
M1863 Type I Springfield musket - $475.00

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M1863 Type I Springfield restored musket. Good metal parts overall with dark patina and scattered light pitting, with an attractive used appearance. Stock is restored in three pieces, with the butt pieced to a center section, which is pieced to a forearm section under the lower barrel band. Has a visible cartouche opposite the lock. Has a crack by the buttplate and a small crack by the lock screw, as well as some handling marks overall. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.