U.S. SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1822 MUSKET, converted to percussion, smoothbore, with eagle over "U.S." to face of lockplate, and "SPRING / FIELD / 1823" to tail of lockplate, "U.S." to top of buttplate, "V" and other inspector's marks to barrel, side plate, and trigger guard tail, and inspector's cartouches to stock behind side plate. "P J Moore" carved into stock in block letters, upside down. With ramrod. Dated 1823. 57 3/4" L, barrel 42" L.
Lock in working condition, expected minor nicks and scratches to stock, minor expected pitting around and to percussion nipple, area of splitting to forestock just forward of the first barrel band.