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  • Writer's pictureT. Logan Metesh

Prototype Morse Centerfire Alteration of Model 1816 Flintlock Conversion

Updated: May 5, 2021

In 1858, George Morse was contracted to convert 2,000 Model 1816 muskets using his centerfire breechloading alteration. Only 56 were completed and just 20 are still in existence today.

This gun will be available in the May 2021 sale from Lewis & Grant Auctions. Visit for more info.

UPDATE: Sold for $8,337.50 including 15% buyer's premium.

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