Harpers Ferry Model 1842 .69 Caliber Musket
Offered herein is a classic U.S. primary
weapon which, above any other longarm
was a true Civil War issue musket and collectible.
Almost 275,000 U.S. 1842 percussion models were made at the Springfield and Harpers Ferry arsenals. The US Model 1842 Musket was a .69
caliber musket and was the last U.S. smoothbore musket. The Model 1842 was the first U.S. musket to be produced with a percussion lock, though most of the Model 1840 flintlocks ended up being converted to percussion locks before
reaching the field. As a result, at the start of the Civil War, there were many more 1842 muskets in existence in armories North & South and this can be considered as true a Civil War weapon as is the Model 1861 Springfield. This specimen is all original
and in very good to fine condition. The metal shows no rust or pitting. The barrel and lockplate are both dated 1854. The barrel appears to have a coating of lacquer
which has darkened over the years and we have not removed it. The stock appears to have been lightly cleaned with no visible cartouches present anymore.
Stock is sound with no cracks or gouges. In addition,
the musket comes with proper U.S. socket bayonet which has been with the musket for a long time-as evidenced by lack of patina under portion where it sat at muzzle. A very fine Civil War collectible. M292-5 TZZ 1475 Thanks for looking and please e-mail us with any questions PRIOR to bidding. Please note Hansen & Hansen payment policy and terms: Standard shipping, handling and insurance is approximately 38.00 in continental United States but we will calculate shipping and insurance based upon geographical location. We gladly accept money orders, bank checks and personal checks. Credit card orders (VISA AND MASTER CARD ONLY) charged 3.95% additional for use. Hansen & Hansen wishes to expedite each order received, however we ship 80-100 items weekly, therefore orders paid by money orders or bank checks are cleared for shipping 5-7 days after deposited funds show in our account. Shipping date is scheduled ONLY AFTER VERIFICATION TAKES PLACE AND FFL/C&R IS RECEIVED (IF APPLIES). This is 5-7 days after WE receive order by mail - NOT customer date mailed and postmarked and after credit card funds are posted. Credit card orders exceeding $500 must be cleared through customer’s bank before shipping. NOTE: We also operate a large retail store in Southport, CT. While we select online auction items from inventory we also exhibit same items in retail store and always try to ensure checking online before selling any item inhouse. However omissions sometime occur thus ALL ITEMS ARE SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE. Personal checks are accepted but orders are held UP TO 3 WEEKS after deposit of funds before items released for shipping. Mail orders sent to Hansen & Hansen 244 Old Post Rd Southport, CT 06890. IF you have special instructions or require overnight or expedited shipping please advise at time of ordering and we will gladly prioritize shipping FOR AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE. THIS IS OUR POLICY and we encourage bidders to PLEASE READ AND UNDERSTAND OUR POLICY BEFORE BIDDING. We would be pleased to answer ANY questions by phone (our toll free number is 1-800-571-7337 or e-mail email@example.com.
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