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Lot 22: U.S. Simeon North Model 1816 Martial Flintlock Pistol

Auction Date: April 25, 2009

Lot 22: U.S. Simeon North Model 1816 Martial Flintlock Pistol

Auction Date: April 25, 2009

Estimated Price: $950 - $1,400
Price Realized:

U.S. Simeon North Model 1816 Martial Flintlock Pistol

Manufacturer: Simeon North
Model: 1816
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 54
Barrel: 8 1/2 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 927
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 9
Class: Antique
Description:

Produced between 1817 and 1820, later converted and then reconverted. Brass blade sight on the double barrel band, with "P/ US" and "OA" on the barrel (above touchhole) and faded maker marks on the lock plate. The letter "B" stamped on bottom of the flashpan and on the lockplate screws. Fitted with a detachable flash pan. Replacement ramrod. Smooth stock with iron fittings and butt cap.

Rating Definition:

Good, with the barrel having been polished bright with some mild pitting concentrated at the breech. The lock shows a darker patina, with some polishing marks. Action is fine. Stock is lightly sanded and reoiled, with some dark spots around the hardware and minor pressure dents. Edges are relatively sharp.



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