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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
French Mle 1837 Navy percussion pistol - $675.00

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French Mle 1837 Navy percussion pistol. Marked on lock with Chatellerault arsenal, Mle 1837 on barrel tang, and navy anchor on butt. About 12" overall, 6" barrel of about .62 caliber. Has a light patina overall with scattered mottled spots and a couple spots of light pitting. Stock is good, shows light wear overall with a couple minor chips in the lock mortise and by the buttcap, and some scattered handling marks overall. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.