barrel length: 42 1/4 in. ( 107.3 cm )
Overall: 58 7/8 in. ( 149.5 cm )
Wood, iron, brass, and silver flintlock rifle; octagon barrel with bladed front sight, and bayonet lug added at bottom of muzzle; brass furniture with crescent-shaped buttplate and patchbox engraved with floral designs; brass scrolls inlaid at breech end of barrel, and at left side of stock and buttplate; floral-engraved silver inlays at left side of stock and buttstock; engraved branch on cock and floral engravings at tail of lockplate; checkering at wrist and forestock; wooden ramrod with octagon pipes; stamped marks on barrel and lockplate.
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association
stamped: lockplate: "T. KETLAND & CO."
stamped: barrel: "J. MASON"
Gordon Lester Ford, Brooklyn, New York before 1879; Mrs. Russell Skeel, Jr., Harriman, New York and Tucson , Arizona, by 1947
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