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 stock has two cartouche stamps, barrel stamped with US/S.K/P, lg. 14 1/2 in.
Stock has a few dings and nicks, brass and steel parts have a light patina, and the action functions properly.
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