U.S. Contract Model 1808 Musket by Elijah & Asa Waters & Nathaniel Whitmore
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Category: Antique Rifles - Flintlock - Military Rifles - Antique
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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: 80
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
U.S. 1808 Contract Flintlock Musket by Elijah & Asa Waters Along With Nathaniel Whitmore of Sutton, Massachusetts Dated 1810. .69 Caliber with 44 ¼” barrel stamped, “US”, “EAGLE HEAD” over “CT” cartouche & “V” at breech. Lock with integral pan is dated “1810” on tail with faint “Eagle Head” motif over “US” & “SUTTON” in center of lockplate with visible “CW” inspectors cartouche on left side behind sideplate with “CP” behind trigger guard. Right side of stock has carved “JA” initials rear of grip. Iron furniture with trigger guard nicely filed with rounded tips, rear sling swivel & ramrod present. Good Condition overall with metal showing a plum brown patina throughout with light rust on hammer. The stock is good showing typical scattered use marks with a repaired crack on left side opposite of lock & a small crack to the rear of the lock. In 1808 Elijah & Asa Waters along with Nathaniel Whitmore received a Federal Contract for 5,000 Model 1808 muskets which were to be completed in 5 years. Overall a solid example of the 1808 Contract musket of which 4,270 are believed to have been delivered.
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