U.S. Springfield 1842 Musket

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Antique Item #C1698

U.S. Springfield 1842 Musket

  • Price: $1,795.00 CAD
  • Licensing Category: Antique
  • Maker: Spfld
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  • Description:

    Antique US Springfield Model 1842 musket built and dated 1845.  This is a musket from the Mexican war era, the first U.S. regulation percussion musket and the first to be built as a percussion arm.  The 42" barrel is dated 1845, VP and eagle head proofs and a very good plus bore with only slight corrosion.  The lock shows  U.SA. Eagle and Springfield markings.  The stock does not show a visable inspector mark but shows a marking on the left butt. 24.8 "overall ,this is a complete and better than average example of the 1842 musket.