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M1863 US Springfield rifled musket, Type II - $1150.00

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M1863 US Springfield rifled musket, Type II with barrel band springs, dated 1864 on lock and barrel. Good lock markings, barrel proofs, faint cartouche present opposite lock, small carved initials opposite lock. Metal parts have a pleasing medium patina overall with some minor granular pitting present, mostly in the barrel breech area. 500 yard leaf is absent from the rear sight, otherwise, the piece is complete. Stock shows average wear and use with an attractive patina overall, has a couple worn old gouges near the rear of the triggerguard, some small slivers missing from the ramrod channel, and a few minor age checks. Overall a very attractive musket, getting hard to find economically in a nice, average used condition like this. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.