H. Aston U.S. Contract Model 1842 Percussion Pistol
This M1842 percussion pistol is marked 1850 and was made by Henry Aston of Middletown, CT. It is a 54 caliber smoothbore with an 8 1/2" round barrel. It features brass mountings and the flat lockplate style with beveled edges. Lockplate marked "US H. ASTON" and "MIDDtn CONN. 1850." Swivel type ramrod includes threaded end for attachment of tools. Inspector stamps and "1850" are found on top of the barrel at the breech. Two cartouches are faintly visible on the left side of the stock. This pistol has excellent, tight action on the hammer and trigger. Nice patina overall.
Our Price: $750.00
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