Smith Cogswell 1808 U.S. Contract Musket for State of New York, Very Scarce

1808 Style Made For War of 1812

Smith Cogswell 1808 U.S. Contract Musket for State of New York, Very Scarce

“S. COGSWELL” in arched curve ahead of hammer with two-line markings above – “SNY / ALBANY”.

The Cogswell New York state contract was patterned after the Ely Whitney muskets using the brass pan as did the Pomeroy state contract muskets with furniture same as Springfield muskets. These are very scarce seldom seen muskets.

Measurement: Overall length: 59.25"; .72-caliber barrel length: 43.75"

Material: Walnut stock

Item Condition: Original condition, very good, as found; extremely tight fissure starting aft of trigger guard bow [cheek side] traveling to forend of comb. The stock displays a dark patina, likely the original surface. Barrel and bands are brown... some thinning to gray near breech; some scattered trivial peppering/pitting to lockplate. Action is tight and smooth. Sideplate neatly engraved in script: P.S. Parker

Date Added: October 16, 2023

Price: $3,400

SKU 728-152

For More Information, Please Contact David Hillier at 978-597-8084 or email drh@aaawt.com.

Please click on images to expand.