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Item Code: 123-6869
This is the first regulation model of a musket made in the percussion ignition system at the national armories. The Springfield Armory produced 172,000 of these muskets between 1844 and 1855. It is a 69 caliber. The lockplate markings are an American eagle motif above US forward of the hammer and behind the hammer, marked vertically is SPRINGFIELD / 1852. The breech of the barrel is marked V/P and the eagle head with 1853 on the tang. Original ramrod with trumpet shaped head. All iron parts are a semi-bright gun metal gray. Action is tight and fully functional. Bore is rifled and semi-bright.
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