US military Contract Model 1816 Flintlock Militia Musket
An Antique US military contract model 1816 Flintlock Militia musket, circa. 1816-1830's. 40.5", .69 caliber barrel struck with US Proof marks on the upper breech. All steel furniture has dark rust age patina and pitted (some areas worse than others). The English lock is marked "WARRANTED" across the tail of the lock plate. The stock is solid and dark with heavy scratches,dings and staining from handling. In good mechanical working order.
Note; The musket was most likely converted to percussion then later re-converted back flintlock.