Model 1812 Whitney Contract Musket
.69 caliber, 42" barrel length, marking on lockplate in front of hammer N. Haven. Marking on top of the barrel at the muzzle on the bayonet lug "E." Cartouche of "JN" on left side of breech. Walnut stock with browned barrel, barrel bands, sidelock, lockplate, buttplate, hammer, frizzen, triggerguard and trigger. Has button-head steel ramrod.
Provenance: A.C. Daum
Walnut stock is in very good shape and untouched. The barrel, barrel bands, buttplate, sidelock, lockplate, hammer, frizzen, trigger, triggerguard have minor pitting that blends straight into a brown patina giving the gun an even look. The markings are sharp. The bore is in good condition. Overall condition is very good.