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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
Austrian M1842 percussion conversion musket, shortened - $350.00

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350 Austrian M1842 percussion conversion musket. Barrel shortened to 32" long with stock shortened accordingly to middle barrel band position. Metal parts are mostly a dark patina with some pitting present, primarily in the barrel breech area and buttplate. Stock shows expected wear and use with forearm battered, small sliver missing by barrel tang and small crack behind barrel tang. Wooden ramrod. Hammer is loose on tumbler, does not half cock, holds at full cock as expected. Sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.