March 25, 2021 10:00 AM EDT Downingtown, PA


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Nathan Starr model 1816 Delaware flintlock musket

Nathan Starr model 1816 flintlock musket for the Delaware militia, approximately .69 caliber, with walnut stock, stamped State of Delaware on right side, with cartouche forward of the steel butt plate, as well as left side of stock, the barrel inscribed US JM P (Justin Murphy who was U. S. Inspector of Contract Arms, 1818-1831 and inspected arms in plants of R. & J. D. Johnson, Simeon North, Lemuel Pomeroy, Nathan Starr and Asa Waters.), the barrel tang dated 1831, the lock inscribed US N. Starr, with a half sunburst, as well as Midltn Conn 1831, with sunburst, the lock with brass pan and bridled frizzen, the hammer with heart shaped cutout, 42" barrel. Provenance: The Estate of Georgia Langenfelder Linthicum.

Condition:Overall fine untouched condition, some handling marks to stock, all metal turning black, small chip to stock behind lock plate.

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$4,473
03/25/2021

 

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