10 July 2000,
New York, East
Price realised USD 1,410
USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
A BRITISH INDIA PATTERN BROWN BESS MUSKET
The barrel with sighting/bayonet lug, lock plate marked TOWER and Crown over GR, cock marked TT, walnut stock marked TT behind counter-plate.
39¼ inch barrel
Cock showing some stress cracks.
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