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S. North Model 1826 Flintlock pistol

.54 caliber, 8.5625" barrel, no S/N. Brown finish, iron mountings, walnut stock. Lock marked US / S. NORTH and dated 1828 at tail. Barrel with US / ET / P proof marks, cartouche not legible on counterpane. Lock appears to be original flint, as does barrel. Internal camera inspection reveals no welding at the breech. Retains swivel rammer and iron belt hook. Only 3,000 of these pistols were produced ca 1827-1828.

Condition:

Good. Metal with a thickly oxidized brown patina, showing some scattered pitting. Mechanically functional, bore heavily oxidized and moderately pitted. Stock with numerous repairs around the lock and through the wrist and grip, sanded and refinished. Overall metal is very good and stock is about fair.

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,920
09/12/2018

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