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Model 1836 Flintlock Pistol

Object Name: Flintlock pistol
Date: 1837
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Medium: Wood, iron, steel, brass
Dimensions: Overall: 14 in. ( 35.6 cm ) Part (barrel): 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)
Place made: Millbury
Description: Wood, iron, steel, and brass flintlock pistol; iron furniture; swivel-type steel ramrod with button head; bladed brass front sight; stamped mark in center of lockplate; stamped proof marks at breech end of barrel; stamped cartouches on left side of stock.
Credit Line: Gift of C.B. Colton
Object Number: 1873.21
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Marks: Stamped on lockplate: "A.WATERS / MILBURY, MS. / 1837"; breech of barrel: "U.S. / JH / P" (barrel proofs); left stock: "J..S"; "JH" (both inspector cartouches are in foliate)

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The Model 1836 was the last military flintlock pistol produced.