E. Whitney Flintlock musket, .69 caliber. Barrel marked, "MJ 1836". Lock plate marked, "U.S. E. Whitney and New Haven 1836". Butt plate marked "US". Traces of inspector cartouche on left side of stock. Walnut stocks, combination iron and brass mounted, round barrel. Standard sights. Barrel length – 42". Overall length – 57 1/4". American, early 19th century. CONDITION: Musket converted to percussion. Excellent mechanics . "Nipple" is battered. Metal appears to have old coat of varnish. Metal has light to medium pitting overall. Stock is quite sound and has excellent patina. Small pointed oblong plate on top of the wrist marked "Souvenir".
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