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Model 1766 Charleville Flintlock Musket with 1773 Modifications, Original Flint, D73
A survivor with soul! Likely saw wartime use, and put meat on the table for a century - SOLD

Model 1766 Charleville Flintlock Musket with 1773 Modifications, right facing

This example, in “as-found” conditions has been “cutback”; 44.75”, 72-caliber brown barrel is now 42.5” in-length; touchhole has been bushed; marked “D73” near the breech. Three barrel bands, the forend band missing spring, original flintlock, action functions yet needs cleaning and general; attention; frizzen refaced during early working period; sideplate stamped “CP” (Commonwealth of Pennsylvania?) The walnut stock appears to remain in original surface; scratch-carved in butt is found the initials “IxM”, the comb/wrist area was Americanized. This may actually have hung over a fireplace whereas the wood is burned from forend of lock mortise to aft end of barrel band spring; now worn smooth with no charcoal, simply black color.
(Overall L: 57.5”) Please call for full description, and/or enthusiastic discussion.

1185-1

SOLD


Model 1766 Charleville Flintlock Musket with 1773 Modifications, left facing
Model 1766 Charleville Flintlock Musket with 1773 Modifications, butt plate 2
Model 1766 Charleville Flintlock Musket with 1773 Modifications, butt plate 1
Model 1766 Charleville Flintlock Musket with 1773 Modifications, stock 1
Model 1766 Charleville Flintlock Musket with 1773 Modifications, stock 2
Model 1766 Charleville Flintlock Musket with 1773 Modifications, lock plate
Model 1766 Charleville Flintlock Musket with 1773 Modifications, lock plate detail
Model 1766 Charleville Flintlock Musket with 1773 Modifications, trigger guard
Model 1766 Charleville Flintlock Musket with 1773 Modifications, side plate
Model 1766 Charleville Flintlock Musket with 1773 Modifications, tang
Model 1766 Charleville Flintlock Musket with 1773 Modifications, barrel marks


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