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


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Seven American Socket Bayonets

probably Massachusetts, 19th century, comprising one circa 1818-40, for .69 caliber model 1816 flintlock musket, with T-mortise and prow form point, marked "US/RJ" at ricasso, 16 in. (blade); one for .45-.70 caliber model 1873 "Trapdoor" Springfield rifle, marked "U.S." at ricasso, 18 in.; together with five unknown types, one marked "IN/US" at ricasso, 13 in.; one marked "US" at ricasso, 16 in.; one unmarked, 13-1/2 in.; two with T-mortise, one marked "US/BB" at ricasso, 16 in.; one unmarked, 16 in.

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

Condition:

all with typical wear and corrosion, little to no remains of bluing or whitening, points intact (one with slight bend), one with crack at mortise 

Estimate: $200 - $400
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$984
12/06/2018

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