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    Very Nice Untouched US M1842 Percussion Single Shot Pistol - Aston / 1852. Completely untouched with dark patina overall. Generally smooth but with some very light pitting in the breech and bolster area as well as at the muzzle. Lock and hammer about perfect, smooth and dark gray with traces of color and excellent markings. Mechanically tight and crisp. All brass furniture about perfect with very nice patina and just a few tiny dents on the bottom of the butt cap. Really exceptional wood with sharp edges, nice mellow patina, excellent inspectors' cartouches and just a few tiny, really negligible dents along with two inconsequential age hairlines. Original ramrod and swivel about perfect, Very good bore and barrel proofs. A very nice untouched US M1842 pistol.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    8th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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