1808 EVANS CONTRACT FLINTLOCK MUSKET, HAPERS FERRY PATERN S.N.J., State of New Jersey Contract, Warren Brigade (Warren County, NJ) - SOLD

1808 EVANS CONTRACT FLINTLOCK MUSKET, HAPERS FERRY PATERN S.N.J., right facing

This Harpers Ferry pattern marked EVANS vertically on tail of lock with eagle over U.S. within oval ahead of hammer; barrel marked US near breech, also eagle over CT in sunken oval; CT stands for contract. Barrel also marked S.N.J. The stock is marked with stamped impression Warren Brigade between the trigger guard tang and at trigger guard forend. The walnut stock displays a nice patina and remains in very good condition with only usual dings commensurate with age and use. All metal in bright finish…44.5” barrel shows scattered brown and black speckling. A nice example, mechanically tight and smooth.

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1808 EVANS CONTRACT FLINTLOCK MUSKET, HAPERS FERRY PATERN S.N.J., left facing
1808 EVANS CONTRACT FLINTLOCK MUSKET, HAPERS FERRY PATERN S.N.J., lock plate
1808 EVANS CONTRACT FLINTLOCK MUSKET, HAPERS FERRY PATERN S.N.J., lock plate detail
1808 EVANS CONTRACT FLINTLOCK MUSKET, HAPERS FERRY PATERN S.N.J., side plate
1808 EVANS CONTRACT FLINTLOCK MUSKET, HAPERS FERRY PATERN S.N.J., marks
1808 EVANS CONTRACT FLINTLOCK MUSKET, HAPERS FERRY PATERN S.N.J., tang
1808 EVANS CONTRACT FLINTLOCK MUSKET, HAPERS FERRY PATERN S.N.J., trigger guard


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