antique Percussion Rifle .66 Cal (?) DATED 1825 "M. Preston" Musket

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Description: We are offering for sale an antique Musket chambered in .66 caliber (it’s hard to tell with these old muskets). This rifle has brass plaque inset in the top of the octagon barrel that reads “M. Preston 1825” dating this rifle to at least the early part of the 19th century.

36 ½” octagon barrel is good with normal wear for a rifle this age. Smooth bore is generally clean. Barrel has a shaved down brass blade front sight and unique dual brass rear flip sights. Lockplate reads “Warranted” with some light engraving present. Hammer cocks back, holds , and fires forward with good force when the trigger is squeezed. The stock is good; Judging by the ramrod fittings, this was once a full stock that was cut down at some point, most likely to save weight. The current form of the stock is good, however it has plenty of small closed cracks, some pinned with finish nails. Gun has brass ramrod fittings, trigger guard, side plate, crescent butt plate and patch box cover.


Antique ships directly to buyer.


Make: Unknown

Model: Unknown

Caliber: .66(?)


Action: Percussion

Barrel Length / Condition: 36.5”; Good

Ribbing (Y/N): No

Receiver Condition (ie. Bluing, Engraving, etc.): Good

Stock Condition (ie.Checkering, Wear): Good

Fore-end Condition (ie. Checkering, Wear, etc.) Same as above

Kind of Sights (ie. Front, Rear): Fixed front blade sight, Rear flip sight

Trigger/Grip: Very good

Recoil Pad: Crescent brass butt plate with engravings

Overall Length: 51”


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Condition: Used - See Item Description
Caliber: .69 Cal.
Location: MA

Trades Accepted: Sorry, no trades, no layaway

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Item #: 992945744
Stock No.: ANTIQUE
Seller Since: Oct. 2012
Seller Level: Gold Seller +
This seller is an FFL
City: west boylston
State: MA

Shipping: $35.00 (or Arrange local transfer)
Accepted Payment Methods: Visa MasterCard
Returns: 3 Days

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