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Object Name Musket
Catalog Number 2016.014.00016a
Description Model 1842 Harpers Ferry Musket with bayonet Model 1842: .69 caliber single shot muzzleloader, 32" barrel secured with three bands, iron mountings finished bright, steel ramrod, bayonet lug beneath muzzle, swivels for shoulder strap at middle barrel band and front of trigger guard; walnut stock. Lockplate stamped with American eagle above "US" forward of hammer and "Harpers / Ferry / 1850" on rear of lockplate. Left barrel breech stamped "V / P" over eagle's head. Tang of buttplate stamped "US".
Dimensions L-57.5 inches
Owned Unknown
Made Harpers Ferry Armory, Harper's Ferry, (West) Virginia
Provenance Unknown
Subjects Firearms
Muskets