Original M1861 Lockplate, Wm. Mason, Taunton C.T., Dated 1863
This original M1861 lock plate was produced by William Mason of Taunton, Connecticut. This firm produced around 30,000 M1861 rifle muskets at the cost of $20.00 apiece for the government, starting in 1863.
Note: These are original parts and may not fit reproduction muskets. Lockplate and parts are 100% serviceable. No returns.