December 06, 2018 03:00 PM EST Asheville, North Carolina


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E. Whitney Flintlock Conversion to Cap and Ball Musket

42 in. round barrel, lock plate marked "NEW/HAVEN/1855" behind flint and "U.S./crossed arrow and branch/E. Whitney", firing mechanism appears to work, checkering at rear barrel band, cartouche on left flat, brass butt cap, tang marked "A/5"

Provenance:From the Estate of Judge David Creekmore, Knoxville, Tennessee

Condition:

ramrod rusty, pitted and corroded, butt with repairs to wood to the rear of the lock plate and at tang, barrel cleaned, butt cap with numerous dents, wood with marks, scuffs, dings and loss of finish, metal pitted

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$960
12/06/2018

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