This line of classic military muskets have high quality metal and wood finishes including hand oiled walnut stocks. These are authentic reproductions of original models are approved by the North-South Skirmish Association (N-SSA). These rifles and muskets are great for shooters, hunters, enthusiasts, collectors, skirmishers and those participating in historical re-enactments. Takes a musket cap and uses .662 round ball with .015 patch.
The 1842 Springfield musket was originally manufactured in smoothbore and later a rifled barrel was used to allow for the use of the newly developed Mini Ball. It was the first US musket produced with a percussion lock to eliminate the variables and sometimes inconsistent ignition of the flintlock, especially with inclement weather. This rifle features a 42” barrel in the white with a fixed front sight and folding leaf rear sight secured to the stock with three metal bands. The walnut stock has a hand-oiled finish. Overall length is 58”. 10.6 pounds. .69 caliber smoothbore. No. 111843
1842 Springfield Smoothbore
- Product Code: 111843
- Availability: In Stock