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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
Continental M1822 French-style flintlock musket - $650.00

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Continental M1822 French-style flintlock musket. 44-7/8" round barrel of about .69 caliber, marked on left side of barrel with ELG* proof and 17.0 gauge marking. Lock marked with shield-shaped marking with three symbols within and "C306". 3 barrel bands, middle is nickeled, as is the sideplate, other parts iron. Metal parts have good patina overall and virtually free of pitting. Stock is very good, showing average wear and use overall with scattered minor marks, has a crack on the right side of the forearm between middle and upper bands, has a crack and an old chip missing on left side of the forearm between middle and upper bands. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.