1795 Springfield Flintlock Musket
.69 caliber, 45" barrel length. Lock is marked with a faint eagle motif above "US" in front of hammer. At the rear of the lockplate is marked "Springfield." Left side of barrel near breech is marked in three lines "P" over eagle head over "I." Top of buttplate is marked 1801 and the sidelock and first barrel band are marked "16." In front of the trigger is marked "FB" and "16." Walnut stock with three barrel bands and the top one is a double band. Metal buttplate, lockplate, sidelock, triggerguard, trigger, hammer, frizzen and barrel. Has button-head steel ramrod.
Provenance: A.C. Daum
The stock is in generally good condition with nicks and dings. Between the second and third barrel band on the right and left side, the stock does show some use with pieces being worn and receding back from the barrel. The barrel and barrel bands have a nice patina that blends well with pitting at the front of the barrel near the breech. The lockplate, sidelock, hammer, frizzen, trigger, triggerguard and buttplate all have patina that blends well with light pitting. The markings are good. The eagle motif is faint on the lock. The bore is in good condition and has pitting. Overall condition is good, but can clean to better with careful cleaning.