SPECIAL MODEL 1861 BY L.G. & Y. DATED 1864

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Item Code: 1000-179

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The LG&Y musket was a product of the firm of E.G. Lamson, A. F. Goodnow, and B. B. Yale with forging facilities at Windsor, Vermont and machine shops in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts. This LG&Y longarm was produced by the firm during the years 1862 thru 1864.

The barrel of this weapon has been cleaned and is therefore bright with minor scattered oxidation spots. The front sight is present at the muzzle. Rear sight has both blued flip up leaves. The left flat of the breech has a crisp “VP” and an eagle head while the top of the breech has an equally crisp “1864.” Left barrel flat is stamped with inspector’s initials “M.N. M.” Forward of this is the number “4720.” The eagle on the bolster is strong but the shield on his chest has faint details. Nipple is excellent. Bore is clean with very good rifling.

The lock plate matches the rest of the iron on the weapon with a cleaned surface that shows light buffing marks. Lock has a strong stamping of “US” over “L.G. & Y.” over “WINDSOR, VT.” forward of the hammer with a strong “1864” behind it. There is no spread-winged eagle which is correct for the 1864 lock. Action is crisp and works properly. Lock plate screws and hammer screw are excellent.

The dark wood of the stock is in overall excellent condition and does not look to have been touched. The flat opposite the lock shows a strong cartouche. There are some minor dings and dents from age and storage. Wood lines are good. There is an old sliver of wood missing along the left side of the barrel tang and a small closed crack to the rear of the lock. The left cheek of the stock is stamped “4574.”

The iron buttplate, trigger guard and barrel bands match the barrel surface. The buttplate has a crisp “US” stamped on the tang while each band has an equally crisp “U” stamping. The bands are held in place by screws only which is correct.  Both sling swivels are present.

Ramrod is original with the correct straight shanked tulip head but the threaded tip is missing.

Nice looking weapon in very nice condition. [ad] [ph:L]

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