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Boy’s Flintlock Musket with Bayonet, Military School or Gift for a Wealthy Child
Lock is Signed: I. P. LAHNUS / A HARLEM
Date/Period: 1790-1815


Boy’s Flintlock Musket with Bayonet, Military School or Gift for a Wealthy Child Lock is Signed: I. P. LAHNUS / A HARLEM, right facing

Measurement: .54-caliber smoothbore, Overall length: 40.25"; barrel length: 27.25";
bayonet length: 10.25", Pull: 11.5”.

Material: Walnut stock, brass furniture

Condition: Overall very good, Small chip of wood missing on cheek side of barrel tang

Additional Information: Full walnut stock featuring well defined comb and
appropriately sized wrist; carved beavertail plateau centering barrel tang. Brass furniture
including trigger guard with long rear tang and sling swivel, three-barrel bands, the
center band held by spring is flanked with friction-held bands…brass sideplate and
thumbpiece. The original flintlock is tight and smooth.

A closely related elongated upper barrel band held by rear side spring and the trigger
guard’s hazelnut front terminal; the “S-type” sideplate, and oval escutcheon are the
same as a Dutch musket/carbine published on page 177 of battle Weapons of the
American Revolution by George C. Neumann. Also…the typical thin brass buttplate
having two large projecting screws at the back and flush screwheads securing the
three-stepped tang with small circular finial.

$4,850.00

308-582 / LRL17-066


Boy’s Flintlock Musket with Bayonet, Military School or Gift for a Wealthy Child Lock is Signed: I. P. LAHNUS / A HARLEM, left facing

Boy’s Flintlock Musket with Bayonet, Military School or Gift for a Wealthy Child Lock is Signed: I. P. LAHNUS / A HARLEM, trigger guard

Boy’s Flintlock Musket with Bayonet, Military School or Gift for a Wealthy Child Lock is Signed: I. P. LAHNUS / A HARLEM, tang

Boy’s Flintlock Musket with Bayonet, Military School or Gift for a Wealthy Child Lock is Signed: I. P. LAHNUS / A HARLEM, butt plate

Boy’s Flintlock Musket with Bayonet, Military School or Gift for a Wealthy Child Lock is Signed: I. P. LAHNUS / A HARLEM, lock plate 1

Boy’s Flintlock Musket with Bayonet, Military School or Gift for a Wealthy Child Lock is Signed: I. P. LAHNUS / A HARLEM, lock plate 2


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