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Item Code: 667-20
70,000 Model 1795 Muskets were manufactured at Harpers Ferry between 1800 and 1815. Common to all Harpers Ferry production is: Iron locks, rounded pans, short straight toe and beveled edged hammer. Earlier were not serial numbered. Four easily major classifications or “types” are identified.
Type III’s has rounded finials on the trigger. Eagle on the lock is smaller. Stocks are made thicker and heavier. HARPERS FERRY and markings and date at rear of lock are in smaller block type letters. Barrel is proofed with eaglehead, P and U.S. Lug for socket type bayonet is top on the barrel. Sling swivel is one-piece welded. Production is 1812 to 1816.
This is an original Type III flintlock dated ‘1814”. Surface is a nice dark attic patina on iron parts. Nice wood with faint cartouche. Barrel is 44-3/4 inches in length. Great untouched example of Model 1795.
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