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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
French Mle 1840 percussion musket - $250.00

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French Mle 1840 percussion musket. Original length 42-3/4" barrel, stock shortened to just in front of the lower barrel band. Metal parts have a medium patina and a even light pitting. Stock is fair, missing the "holy water" plug from the right side of the butt, has an added varnished finish and a crack in front of and behind the lock. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.