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Lot 1124

RARE PATTERN 1738 BRITISH SEA SERVICE MUSKET LOCK BY

Early locks from muskets of this pattern are extremely scarce, especially examples found in their original flintlock configuration. The long, flat banana lock plate measures 7 and 5/8 inches overall. The tail is inscribed "SMITH/1748". The center is inscribed with a large British crown over the engraved monogram "GR". There is a small crown over... more