Original Civil War Era French Mle 1842 Percussion Rifled Musket Half-Stocked for Hunting Use

Item Description

Original Item: Only One Available. Once a lovely French Musket but hard service probably in the U.S. Civil War and then afterwards having been half stocked for Civilian use it is now a bit of an old lady. Uncleaned and un-cared for in long time storage she is looking for a nice Gentleman to care good care of her, she is French. Lock functions, but fires at half-cock, which is very close to the nipple.

Yours to love and display after a face lift or two!


Year of Manufacture: circa 1850 - rifled later possibly and shortened after that
Caliber: .75"- Rifled
Cartridge Type: Ball and Powder with Cap
Barrel Length: 36 Inches

Overall Length: 51 1/2 Inches
Action type: Back Action Lock
Feed System: Muzzle Loaded

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