French Model 1822 Single Shot Percussion Pistol, Marked "S. Carolina"

About .67 caliber. 7.825" barrel length. SN: 5636. St. Etienne Model 1822 single shot percussion pistol with fixed notch and nipple sights. Bright finish with case hardening to lockplate and brass finish to parts. Markings include "S. CAROLINA" to top of barrel and sideplate, and "S.1862" also to top of barrel, along with several inspection marks, and "C de 17-7N". Wood stock has a cartouche of a seal that appears to read "J.S. AOUT D. 1862" in a circled banner around initials that appear to be "MI". Also to left side of stock is markings "RODIN, J.M./5636". Item most likely Confederate and converted to percussion in 1862. 


Fair. Bore is dark. Finish has thinned to barrel and there is oxidation to bottom of barrel, with minor pitting to top of barrel. There is pitting to lockplate. Scratching and grey patina overall. Wood stock has losses and scratching overall. 

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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