1816 Harper’s Ferry Model III Flintlock Musket

Jun 19, 2022. 03:59 UTC
1816 Harper’s Ferry Model III Flintlock Musket
Dirik
United States of America

Acquired from
Auction House

For sale
Maybe
Description

1816 US Martial flintlock musket, 42" barrel, nice bore, light rust, .69 caliber, flintlock dated 1837 on lock plate, 1838 on tang; (2) sling swivels; nice stick, bright finish, fully armory marked

Provenance

Unknown

Answered within about 8 hours
Jun 19, 12:20 UTC
By George

Fair Market Value

$1,000 - $2,000 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$1,800 USD
What does this mean?

Dear Dirik,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.

The presented object appears to be a U.S. Harpers Ferry Model 1816 Type III musket. The rifle is stamped "Harpers Ferry" with the US Eagle and dated 1837 on the lockplate. It has a 42" barrel and a .69 caliber.

Comparable objects were recently offered and sold on the international auction market. 
This piece is in good condition and no severe damage is visible in the images provided.
A fair market estimation would be between 1.000 to 2.000 USD.
This estimate is based on actual recent past recorded auction sales of comparable items. Retail "asking prices" can be higher and may vary.

With kind regards,

George

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