A New England flintlock militia musket by Lane & Read of Boston, Massachusetts
Lot 5331ANTIQUE
A New England flintlock militia musket by Lane & Read of Boston, Massachusetts
Sold for US$ 1,170 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A New England flintlock militia musket by Lane & Read of Boston, Massachusetts
dated 1838
The 36 inch .69 caliber smoothbore barrel with bayonet lug fore-sight and marked at the breech with P/eaglehead/V proofs, the tang dated 1838. Lock engraved with borders, scrolls and hunting dog and signed Lane & Read/Boston. Brass furniture of simplified Land Pattern type, the buttplate with rack number 50. Full walnut stock with dimpled 'drop points'.
Condition: Fine. Barrel and lock showing smooth grey metal with some light spotting/minor pitting. Unpolished brass. Excellent wood.
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Footnotes

  • Note: Lane & Read, Boston, Massachusetts, 1826-49.
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