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French Naval Marine flintlock musket ("musket du marine du bord"), 1777, maker St. Etienne (marked),

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French Naval Marine flintlock musket ( musket du marine du bord ), 1777, maker St. Etienne (marked),
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This item SOLD at 2019 May 03 @ 17:56UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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French Naval Marine flintlock musket ("musket du marine du bord"), 1777, maker St. Etienne (marked), American Revolutionary War period, rare, ex-Gilkerson. 7 lb 7 oz, 57" long, 40" barrel. An untouched, fully functional and all-original piece with impressively long 40" barrel of .74 caliber (smoothbore), rounded lockplate and reinforced hammer with ETIENNE stamped under the rounded powder-pan, 1777-configuration lock with rounded lockplate, reinforced hammer, full walnut stock with brass regulation Model 1777 mounts, three spring-fastened barrel bands, brass trigger guard, S-shaped sideplate, screw-fastened buttplate, bottom-mounted bayonet lug. The barrel has a smooth and lightly gray-toned patina. (Packing and shipping to be invoiced separately.) Pedigreed to the Gilkerson collection.