A .69 caliber model 1842 musket with Mexican War dates. The Springfield marked lock is dated 1848 and the tang of the barrel is dated 1845. The metal has an overall brown patina. The wood has sharp edges. There are some dents on the stock opposite the lockplate. The bore is fine with some mild pitting. Lock functions perfectly. A good example of a Mexican War dated musket. The musket measures 57 3/4” long.
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