M1816 Springfield "Philadelphia Home Guard" Musket, one of 1,500, dated 1816
Original M1816 Springfield repaired and/or altered by Andrew Wurfflein for the Philadelphia Home Guard in December 1861. Musket is in original condition and mechanically viable. Lockplate is stamped â€œ1816â€ cursive â€œU.S.â€ over Eagle and â€œSpringfieldâ€ underneath. Near the tang, barrel is stamped â€œPâ€ â€œCity of Philadaâ€ and â€œA. Wurffleinâ€. Buttplate is stamped with â€œU.S.â€. Stock opposite of lockplate is stamped â€œ13â€ and the inspector cartouche.
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