New York, East
10 July 2000
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A .69 NORWEGIAN PERCUSSION CONVERSION MILITARY MUSKET, SERIAL NO. 106 ABOUT 1840S
The brown finished smooth-bore barrel with german-silver foresight and folding rear sight, marked 106 on sight base, breech, barrel tang and lock, hammer with dog-catch, wood stock with brass furniture and cheeckpiece with carved scroll details.
40 inch barrel
Large loss to stock on left side at barrel channel.
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