Premier Fine Art & Antiques Auction
August 29, 2023
Below is just a small portion of the massive selection of high quality art & antiques to be featured in our upcoming August 29th 2023 auction! This auction will span multiple genres of collectibles, including Fine Paintings & Art, Jewelry & Silver, Orientalia, Rare Glass & Lamps, Early & Victorian Furniture, Decoys, Carvings, Coin-Op, & MORE!
State of Virginia Assembled 1861 Dated Richmond Musket
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