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Model 1840 U.S. Flintlock Musket & Bayonet, D. Nippes, Mill Creek, PA, 1844
42-inch .69-caliber single shot muzzleloader finished bright - SOLD


Model 1840 U.S. Flintlock Musket & Bayonet, D. Nippes, Mill Creek, PA, 1844
42-inch .69-caliber single shot muzzleloader finished bright, right facing

A fine example of the last US flintlock contract, very rare and unusual, most of these
were converted to percussion. Standard configuration, iron furniture with three bands,
brass blade front sight and trumpet end ramrod, brass pan. It has usual markings on the
chamber with the date 1844 on the top tang and lockplate. The left flat has two visible
cartouches; standard lock plate markings, D. NIPPES over U.S. under the pan; behind
the hammer MILL CREEK over PA over 1844. The breech tang is dated 1844. The
barrel displays US over NWP over the P within sunburst proof. [NWP, Nahum W. Patch,
civilian inspector of contract arms 1830s and 1840s] All metal parts smooth and bright,
action is smooth and tight; stock is outstanding and crisp.


Model 1840 U.S. Flintlock Musket & Bayonet, D. Nippes, Mill Creek, PA, 1844
42-inch .69-caliber single shot muzzleloader finished bright, left facing

Model 1840 U.S. Flintlock Musket & Bayonet, D. Nippes, Mill Creek, PA, 1844
42-inch .69-caliber single shot muzzleloader finished bright, bayonet 1

Model 1840 U.S. Flintlock Musket & Bayonet, D. Nippes, Mill Creek, PA, 1844
42-inch .69-caliber single shot muzzleloader finished bright, bayonet 2

Model 1840 U.S. Flintlock Musket & Bayonet, D. Nippes, Mill Creek, PA, 1844
42-inch .69-caliber single shot muzzleloader finished bright, bayonet 3

Model 1840 U.S. Flintlock Musket & Bayonet, D. Nippes, Mill Creek, PA, 1844
42-inch .69-caliber single shot muzzleloader finished bright, lock plate

Model 1840 U.S. Flintlock Musket & Bayonet, D. Nippes, Mill Creek, PA, 1844
42-inch .69-caliber single shot muzzleloader finished bright, lock plate detail 1

Model 1840 U.S. Flintlock Musket & Bayonet, D. Nippes, Mill Creek, PA, 1844
42-inch .69-caliber single shot muzzleloader finished bright, lock plate detail 2

Model 1840 U.S. Flintlock Musket & Bayonet, D. Nippes, Mill Creek, PA, 1844
42-inch .69-caliber single shot muzzleloader finished bright, side plate

Model 1840 U.S. Flintlock Musket & Bayonet, D. Nippes, Mill Creek, PA, 1844
42-inch .69-caliber single shot muzzleloader finished bright, tang

Model 1840 U.S. Flintlock Musket & Bayonet, D. Nippes, Mill Creek, PA, 1844
42-inch .69-caliber single shot muzzleloader finished bright, trigger guard

Model 1840 U.S. Flintlock Musket & Bayonet, D. Nippes, Mill Creek, PA, 1844
42-inch .69-caliber single shot muzzleloader finished bright, butt plate

Model 1840 U.S. Flintlock Musket & Bayonet, D. Nippes, Mill Creek, PA, 1844
42-inch .69-caliber single shot muzzleloader finished bright, marks detail

SOLD

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