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US Model 1836 Flintlock Pistol by Waters

.54 caliber, 8.5" round barrel, no S/N. Bright finish, walnut stock, iron furniture. Single shot US marital smoothbore flintlock pistol. Lock marked in four lines with {Eagle Head} over "A.H. WATERS/MILBURY, MASS/1844". No markings left on barrel. Flash pan, cock, top jaw and screw and other external flintlock parts replaced, touchhole not re-drilled, apparently a drum conversion to percussion later reconverted to flint with a combination of original and reproduction parts. Counterpane with two illegible cartouches, retains original captive swivel ramrod.

Condition:

Good. Barrel cleaned to bright with scattered pitting and oxidized surface discoloration. Lock with a pleasing brownish patina. Reconverted to flint, touchhole not re-drilled, mechanically functional, good bore with heavy oxidation and moderate pitting. Stock with moderate wear, bumps, dings and mars and an old repaired crack through the butt.

Starting Price: $400
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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