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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
M1863 Springfield Type II percussion musket - $675.00

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M1863 Springfield Type II percussion musket. Dated 1864 on lock. Original length barrel, ramrod about 3" short, sling swivels are absent, rear sight replaced with a fixed one in a different mortise. Gun overall has an untouched appearance with dark rust patina on metal surfaces.Stock has fairly well defined edges and an untouched patina overall, screw added below the lock, scattered marks and bruises from handling, some chipping to the ramrod channel with a larger piece missing from the ramrod channel on the right side between the lower and middle barrel bands. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.