November 28, 2018 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati


Aston Contract U.S. Model 1842 Percussion Pistol

.54 caliber, 8.5" barrel, no S/N. Bright finish, brass mountings, walnut stock. Standard Aston markings on lock, dated 1849 at tail, with matching date on tang. Breech inspection marks US / NWP / P. Two clear cartouches on counterpane, a script JH and WAT. Single shot smoothbore percussion pistol with swivel ramrod.


Fine. Metal lightly oxidized with clear markings, brass uncleaned, mechanically functional, good bore. Wood crisp with feathery texture and fine cartouches.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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