Continental Holster Pistol with U.S. Surcharges, c. mid-18th century, .74 caliber, walnut stock, iron fittings, lock marked "US," steel octagonal to round barrel, marked on the top of the barrel "US," and a wooden ramrod, barrel lg. 11 5/8, overall lg. 19 in.
Provenance: The Bill Ahearn collection.
Stock has some dings and nicks with a little bit of wood loss in two places around the butt cap, as well as around the lock, forestock looks to have been replaced in front of the lower ramrod entry, lock functions but does not stay on half or full cock.
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