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May 3, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

U.S. Model 1842 Percussion Pistol

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: May 03, 2014 10:00AM


U.S. Model 1842 Percussion Pistol, c. 1846, walnut stock with two cartouche marks on the left side, brass fittings, lock plate marked US/H.ASTON, with the tail of the plate marked MIDDTN/CONN/1846, barrel lg. 8 1/2, overall lg. 14 1/2 in.

Provenance: From the collection of the late Peter F. Frazier and M. Prudence Fleck.
Estimate $400-600

Missing a small sliver of wood near the left side of the breech, two hairline cracks on grip, steel parts are bright but have some light patina in areas.

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United States, M. Prudence Fleck, Peter F. Frazier, steel parts