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Model 1836 Flintlock Pistol

Object Name: Percussion 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: North America, United States, Middletown
Description: Wood, iron, steel, and brass percussion pistol; bladed brass sight with swivel-type button-head steel ramrod; iron furniture; stamped marks on lockplate, barrel, trigger, and stock.
Object Number: INV.11850
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Marks: stamped: lockplate: "U.S./R.JOHNSON/MIDDTN CONN./1837" stamped: trigger: "AA" stamped: barrel: "U.S./NWP/P" (inspector marks) stamped: left stock: "JH" ; "H..." (last two letters may be KL) both inspector cartouches in foliate