Harpers Ferry Model 1816 U.S. Flintlock Musket
Guns International #: 100959149 Seller's Inventory #:
Category: Military Rifles - Antique - Antique Rifles - Flintlock
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Seller: Big Iron Firearms & Collectibles
Company: Big Iron Firearms & Collectibles
Member Since: 1/20/15
Country: United States
Phone: (260) 319-6961
Fax: (260) 577-5030
Number of Active Listings: 79
Total Number of Listings: 1124
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: MasterCard, Visa, Discover, AMEX, Money Order, Cashier Check, Personal Checks held until cleared
Rare & original Harpers Ferry Model 1816 U.S. flintlock service musket, .69 caliber with 42” barrel, Correct markings with top tang stamped “1838”, left rear barrel stamped with “VP” proof marks with eagle head, lockplate stamped with crisp American Eagle/US & “HARPERS/FERRY/1838” stamped vertically behind hammer. Manufactured in 1838 and converted from flintlock to percussion most likely by an arsenal for civil war service. Firearm has been professionally reconverted back to flintlock and percussion tap is visible. Features include iron mountings with polished metal components, case hardened lock plate with full length military walnut stock with low comb, 3 barrel bands, metal ramrod with button shaped head, bayonet lug on top of barrel at muzzle, sling swivels, brass blade front site located on front barrel band, detachable brass flash pan. Very good condition, metal carries a light patina that has been polished bright. The refinished walnut stock remains in good condition showing a couple longitudinal cracks with dents & handling marks. Stock also shows numerous initials carved into the left side. Hammer & trigger operate correctly. Nice original Harpers Ferry 1816 reconverted Flintlock that would make a fine addition to any collection.
Big Iron Firearms & Collectibles is a family owned & operated business. We are a licensed FFL Dealer & stand behind all of our listings. We try to replicate all aspects of the firearm in our photos & if you’re not completely satisfied, we will refund 100% of the purchase price during the 3 day inspection period.
We Do Not Charge credit card fees, all major credit cards are accepted. We offer a 2% discount on sales price for items purchased with a money order, cashier or personal check, with item held until cleared.
Will M. at 260-319-6961