Model 1816 Harpers Ferry Musket Converted to Percussion
.69 caliber, 42" round barrel with rare Butterfield marked breech converted using the Butterfield system. Lockplate marked Harpers Ferry, dated 1837. Eagle and US under the bolster. Walnut stock has a pewter inlay of a horseshoe and a revolver. Left sideplate has initials H M B 1889 scratched into it. Walnut stock.
Provenance: A.C. Daum
Barrel is smooth and a very dark brown finish. Lock and hammer with nice dark brown patina and very clear markings. Stock has some nicks and dings with some wear and use.