U.S. Model 1842 percussion pistol by H. Aston, .54 cal., 8-1/2” round barrel, blue finish, brass m
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Start Price:300.00 USD
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SOLD at 2012 Oct 24 @ 15:33UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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U.S. Model 1842 percussion pistol by H. Aston, .54 cal., 8-1/2” round barrel, blue finish, brass mountings, swivel steel ramrod, wood stock. This martial pistol is in overall good to very good condition with very good markings on lock plate that is dated 1847, breech of barrel shows JH and P inspection marks/proof with top tang also dated 1847; brown patina on barrel with scattered spots of erosion, plum blue colorto lock plate, good action, no visible cartouche on stock, nice patina to wood with scattered old mars and three old hash marks on right side of stock; old hairline crack on left side of stock at breech and one at thegrip; a good honest martial pistol. Est.: $600-$1,200.