State of Virginia Assembled 1861 Dated Richmond Musket

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State of Virginia Assembled 1861 Dated Richmond Musket


Cal. 60

39-1/2″ bbl. Rare early 1861 musket inspected “SA” from captured Harper’s ferry parts. Lock marked “RICHMOND, VA” without “CS” before central government took over armory. Standard configuration 55″ overall, Barrel slightly short 39.5″ and .60 caliber smoothbore.

No markings on barrel bands and no US surcharge on buttplate,

Iron toolbox, iron nosecap from last production Harpers Ferry 1855 production.

PROVENANCE: From the Lifelong Collection of Glen E. Mattox