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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
Springfield M1863 Type I musket dated 1864 - $1095.00

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Springfield M1863 Type I musket, dated 1864 on lock. Metal parts have an attractive medium patina overall with good lock marks, good bolster eagle, visible barrel proofs, but no date. Rear sight 500 yard leaf is absent. Stock is good, showing good original edges, has scattered marks from handling, an old gouge behind the lock, has some minor nicks in the ramrod channel but is otherwise free of cracks and chips. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.