.Model 1842 Harpers Ferry Musket
.69 caliber, 42" round barrel. "V P" and eagle marked near the breech on the left side. Top of breech marked 1851. Lockplate is marked Harpers Ferry and dated 1847. Three barrel bands with walnut stock.
Provenance: A.C. Daum
Barrel has some pitting around the percussion bolster spreading onto the barrel. The rest of the barrel is grey with some pitting blending in. Lockplate and hammer are grey with brown staining. Markings are sharp and crisp. Stock with some nicks and dings. A dim but readable cartouche.