Title: New England Flintlock Militia Musket by Tarrat
& Rack Number Matched Bayonet
Date/Period: 1827


New England Flintlock Militia Musket by Tarrat & Rack Number Matched Bayonet, right facing

Measurement: Overall length: 55.5"; barrel length: 39"; bayonet length: 19.5"

Material: Walnut stock

Condition: Consistent with age and use, fair, displays well

Additional Information: This .69-caliber smooth bore militia musket features a round
smooth bore barrel with bayonet lug on top, near muzzle. The breech is stamped "52"
on top and "P/IP" and "M/1827" on left side. The lock features a flat stamp engraved
plate marked "TARRAT/WARRANTED". Plain unengraved bass furniture, brass trigger,
and brass ram rod ferules. Plain full length walnut stock. Complete with steel ram rod
and triangular socket bayonet numbered on top of socket to match rack number "52" on
breech. Barrel retains a gray patina with areas of dark spotting and some corrosion near
touch hole. The lock has been reconverted to flintlock configuration. Brass has been
cleaned and now retains a mellowing patina with some scattered marks from use. Stock
has some hairline cracks along forend and opposite lock as well as scattered dings from
use. Trigger guard acorn finial is slightly bent out. Bayonet retains a gray patina with
areas of heavy corrosion…nonetheless a nice example of a New England Militia musket
[probably Massachusetts].

$2,150.00

308-543 / CK439



New England Flintlock Militia Musket by Tarrat & Rack Number Matched Bayonet, left facing

New England Flintlock Militia Musket by Tarrat & Rack Number Matched Bayonet, lock plate

New England Flintlock Militia Musket by Tarrat & Rack Number Matched Bayonet, lock plate detail

New England Flintlock Militia Musket by Tarrat & Rack Number Matched Bayonet, tang

New England Flintlock Militia Musket by Tarrat & Rack Number Matched Bayonet, side plate

New England Flintlock Militia Musket by Tarrat & Rack Number Matched Bayonet, trigger guard

New England Flintlock Militia Musket by Tarrat & Rack Number Matched Bayonet, bayonet 1

New England Flintlock Militia Musket by Tarrat & Rack Number Matched Bayonet, bayonet 2

New England Flintlock Militia Musket by Tarrat & Rack Number Matched Bayonet, butt plate

New England Flintlock Militia Musket by Tarrat & Rack Number Matched Bayonet, marks




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