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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
Springfield M1842 musket, dated 1855, shortened 1" - $750.00

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Springfield M1842 percussion musket, dated 1855 on lock and barrel. Original length stock, barrel shortened about 1" to bayonet stud. Metal parts are a mix of patina and dried oil surfaces with excellent markings and little use. Stock has a visible cartouche opposite the lock, has an old varnished finish, and a wrist break repaired 50-100 years ago with screws. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.