Model 1763 US Surcharge Charleville Musket
.69 caliber, 44" barrel length. Markings on lockplate in front of hammer "D" over "Charleville." "US" marked on rear of lockplate behind the hammer. Top of barrel on upper tang is marked "US" and by breech with a star over "P". Sidelock is marked "AT." Walnut stock with three browned barrel bands with upper band being a double band. Browned barrel, lockplate, sidelock, buttplate, triggerguard, trigger, hammer and frizzen. Has button-head steel ramrod.
Provenance: A.C. Daum
This musket is in very good condition. The walnut stock has minor nicks and dings. The barrel has some pitting on top of the barrel from the upper tang towards the first barrel band that blends very well to the brown patina on the rest of the barrel. The barrel bands and ramrod all have a nice brown patina. The lockplate, sidelock, buttplate, hammer, frizzen, triggerguard and trigger have a fine pitting that blends to brown. The markings are sharp and crisp. The bore does have some pitting. Overall condition is very good.