U.S. Model 1842 Percussion Pistol, c. 1849, walnut stock with brass fittings, lock plate marked US/H. ASTON & CO., with the tail of the plate marked MIDDTN/CONN/1849, left side of the stock has light cartouche marks, and barrel proofs, lg. 14 1/2 in.
Barrel and nipple are has rust, some patina on brass parts appropriate to its age.
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