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ANTIQUE COLONIAL PERCUSSION MUSKET. SMOOTH BORE PERCUSSION VERSION OF THE OF THE P53 MUSKET. MADE FOR ISSUE TO BRITISH COLONIAL TROOPS. LOCK WITH MARKINGS AND VR CROWN TO THE TAIL. BRASS BARREL BANDS, ONE MISSING. GOOD WORKING ACTION TO THE LOCK. AREA OF WOOD GONE ABOVE THE LCOK. IN SLEEPY, UNTOUCHED CONDITION. 52.5 INCH LONG.
this is a really awesome old gun. Its got a solid mechanism and some really smart brass fittings like the trigger guard and barrel bands. The date says something like 1876 which is pretty old.