MISSING FIREARM! MODEL 1795 HARPERS FERRY FLINTLOCK MUSKET

$3,950.00 ON HOLD

Quantity Available: 1

Item Code: 667-24

This firearm was shipped to one of our customers who never received it.  It was tracked as far as the Cleveland area.  We are offering a $250.00 reward for its safe return.

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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 have 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 1816 dated flintlock with OHIO markings on the barrel denoting usage of the Ohio militia. Bore is dark and pitted. Barrel is 43 ½ inches in length.  Markings are sharp and crisp. Patina is a nice brown uncleaned finish. Wood is in excellent condition.

DISCLAIMER: All firearms are sold as collector's items only - we do not accept responsibility as to the shooting safety or reliability of any antique firearm. All firearms are described as accurately as possible, given the restraints of a catalog listing length. We want satisfied customers & often "under" describe the weapons. Any city or state regulations regarding owning antique firearms are the responsibility of the purchaser. All firearms are "mechanically perfect" unless noted, but again, are NOT warranted as safe to fire!

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