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NICE PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY AMERICAN MARTIAL SINGLE SHOT PISTOLS.

SN NSN/NSN. Cal. 54/54. 1) Model 1816 Simeon North, Middletown, CT contract flintlock pistol made circa 1818, standard configuration with 9-1/16″ rnd bbl, brass blade front sight on dbl strapping bbl band, iron mounted, wood ramrod. Gun appears orig and functional. 2) 1849 dated Aston contract Model 1842 percussion pistol, standard configuration, brass mounted with 8-1/2″ rnd bbl. These two guns are a nice contrast between the earlier flint and percussion single shot martial pistols carried by the military prior to the acceptance of the Colt revolvers. CONDITION: 1) Good to very good overall, refinished, cleaned and re-colored, appears orig and complete with cartouche in outline only. 2) Very good overall, bright cartouches, metal cleaned, matching bbl and lock dates, all markings and proofs discernible, old braised repair at front band on left side. Both guns have fine mechanics and clean bores. 51030-1 JS (3,000-5,000) – Lot 2133

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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