"MODEL 1866 MUSKET. SN 40547. Cal. 44rf. 27" rnd bbl. Square base front site w/ flip up ladder style rear. Musket style forend and magazine tube retained by 3 bbl bands w/ side mounted bayonet log on front band and sling swivel mounted on center band. Mounted w/ straight grain uncheckered American walnut w/ straight grip stock, brass carbine butt plate w/ trap door. CONDITION: Fine. Bbl retains 95% orig. blue w/ wear forward of front sight from bayonet. Visible magazine tube has about 90% blue w/ a file cut just forward of front swivel. Receiver has very sharp edges and retains a very mellow butterscotch patina. Hammer shows very strong visible case colors. Lever is mostly dark w/ some silver patina mixed in. Wood is sound w/ just some of the normal nicks and bruises. Mechanics are crisp. Bore is bright w/ just some minor pitted areas. 4-31786 BDT30 (15,000-20,000)"
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