11/28/2022 – Arms & Armor: Timed Auction – ends 12/7

Arms, Armor & Militaria | Lot 1218

  • November 28, 2022
  • 12:11 PM EST
  • Cincinnati


1218

U.S. Springfield Model 1828 (1816 Type III) Musket Dated 1832 with Bayonet

.69 caliber. 42″ barrel with three spring-retained barrel bands. SN: NSN. Item shows a brown patina overall with oxidation to pan, varnished walnut stock, and iron mountings. Single-shot flintlock musket with leather wrapped flint in jaws of cock. Lock is marked {Spread Eagle}/US in front of cock and SPRING/FIELD/1832 behind. Breech plug tang dated 1832 with left breech marked P/{Eagle Head}/V proof marks. Counterpane displays two weak cartouches with stock showing proud fittings and rounded edges indicative of sanding. Cartouches resemble ET mark of Elisha Tobey and TW of Thomas Warner. SD mark forward of triggerguard for final acceptance mark. Serpentine, frizzen, frizzen screw, and cock stamped S with clearly visible U to middle barrel band. Item retains both sling swivels, brass barrel band, and comes with iron button head ramrod. Includes an incorrect US 1855 socket bayonet with 18″ blade, 3″ socket with .82″ muzzle diameter, 21″ overall length. Locking ring intact. Bayonet accompanied by an incorrect leather and metal Indian War era bayonet scabbard.

  • Price Realized
  • $2,700