A 25-Bore 1842 Model Navy Percussion Pistol, And A 28-Bore 1842 Model Percussion Pistol
Lot 328*
A 25-Bore 1842 Model Navy Percussion Pistol, And A 28-Bore 1842 Model Percussion Pistol
Sold for £475 (US$ 797) inc. premium
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A 25-Bore 1842 Model Navy Percussion Pistol, And A 28-Bore 1842 Model Percussion Pistol
The First By N.P. Ames, Dated 1845, The Second By H. Aston, Dated 1851
The first with russet sighted barrel, tang and flat lock with enclosed hammer, the lock indistinctly stamped 'N.P. Ames, Springfield, Mass.' and 'USN' above the date across the tail, full stock (worn, incomplete behind the lock), and regulation brass mounts including circular butt-plate (barrel and lock rust patinated, stirrup ramrod missing); the second of characteristic form (steel parts pitted) (2)
15.2 cm. and 21.6 cm. barrels
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