December 08, 2020 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati


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Waters Contract U.S. Model 1836 Flintlock Pistol

.54 caliber, 8.5" barrel, no S/N. Bright finish, walnut stock, swivel ramrod. Waters marked lock dated 1839 remains in original flint configuration. Clear US/JA/P barrel inspection and crips script EB and WAT cartocuhes on counterpane. The last of the US single shot flintlock martial pistols.

Condition:

Good. Metal with a moderately oxidized salt & pepper appearance with some scattered pitting, particularly at the breech. Mechanically functional, moderately oxidized bore is about good with pitting. Stock crisp with an old crack behind the lock and a thumb sized areas of wood filler above the butt cap on the reverse.

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