May 06, 2020 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


Model 1836 R.Johnston Flintlock Pistol

.54 caliber, 8.5" barrel. Of standard configuration throughout; lock dated 1839.


Barrel is polished bright over minor pitting. Lockplate is fine, possibly retaining faded case colors. Hammer and frizzen varnished over old minor pitting. Triggerguard and backstrap polished bright. Stock with some wear to visible cartouches. No cracks or losses. Action is good. Small parts are original. Bore is good. An acceptable example of the last U.S. flintlock martial pistol. Cock screw is replaced. 

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,200
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