I have one I purchased at a gun show in Syracuse NY around 8 years ago. I could not believe what they are getting for them now. They used to be around 350 or so, here's an ad from Midway USA
EricThompson Center Hawken Black Powder Rifle 50 Caliber Flintlock Wood Stock 1 in 48" Twist 28" Octagon Barrel Blue - MidwayUSA
I have the same Hawken only in caplock form and it's a very nice piece.
Last weekend was *bust out the musket* day for me.
I shoot it once or twice a year for a change of pace from the smokeless.
70 grains of Pyrodex + lubed patched ball + musket cap = smoke pole central
The double set trigger is one of the sweetest.
I agree with the guys, nice looking smoke pole, worth around 700 bucks, keep it & go shoot it, they are a blast to shoot. (pun intended)
When all else fails.
Is a used one 98% on gunbroker for half that.