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1795 model Springfield Arsenal Musket; first official U.S. shoulder arm made in a government arsenal; interchangeable parts; quantity production; caliber .69; flint lock; smooth bore; muzzle loader; total length 59.5 inches; length of barrel 44.75 inches; length of stock 56.5 inches; weight 9 lbs. 0 oz; including bayonet 10 lbs. 0 oz. Described in "Springfield Shoulder Arms," by Claude E. Fuller, published by Francis Bannnerman, New York, 1930, pp. 37-38, cut on Plate IX, facing p 38. Also: "Springfield Arms," by Clifford A. Miller in "Army Ordnance," Volume XX, July-August 1939, pp. 12-21, cut on p 18

thats a little more precise info than my previous post

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