Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684

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Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
Antique US Model 1855 Musket w/Maynard Tape Prime #LTC.A684
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Product Details
Antique, LTC# A684. This offering is for the pictured vintage US Model 1855 Musket. In good looking condition and maker marked from the Springfield arsenals with an 1859 lock date.

This features the unique Maynard tape prime system and saw production of 47,115 units.

Metal finish is correctly brite with patina spots and period pitting near the nipple area. 40 inch smooth bore barrel barrel. Mechanically appears fine, good cock and half cock and the hand moves correctly inside the tape compartment. Door to the Maynard tape is a likely a reproduction replacement piece. Flip up rear sight has a replacement axis screw, sight flips up and down with out resistance.

Sound American walnut stock, sanded a bit over the years, early production brass nose piece. 

.58 caliber smooth bore with the ram rod present and on of the 1st US arms to use the Minie bullet in .58 caliber..
 
Makes a fine item for the military collector.
 
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