Model 1842 Musket by Harpers Ferry
.69 caliber, 42" round barrel. "V P" and eagle marked near the breech on the left side. Lockplate is marked Harpers Ferry and dated 1847. Walnut stock with three barrel bands.
Provenance: A.C. Daum
Barrel has some pitting around the percussion drum spreading on to the barrel. Entire barrel has a grey appearance with pitting. Bands have been cleaned with traces of pitting. Stock has a dry look with some nicks and dings.