SPRINGFIELD 1863 TYPE 1 WHITNEYVILLE
Item ID #1962
This is a Springfield Model 1863 type 1 .58 caliber Civil War Musket. It was purchased by Whitney, then blued and casehardened. The Whitney Eagle was added to the stock on the right side to the front of the butt plate. It is still in very good condition as shown in the pictures. There are two good cartouches on the stock as well. Barrel and lock are dated 1863. All the inspector markings are complete and original on the wood and the metal. Action works perfectly and is tight. Bore in the 40" barrel is bright and shiny with strong lands and grooves. It will rate an eight on a one to ten scale. You will like this rifled Whitney Civil War musket. It will make a great addition to your collection.
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