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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
M1816 US North flintlock military pistol - $1350.00

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M1816 US North flintlock military pistol. Reputedly, this gun was property of the Simeon North family for many generations and was recently consigned by a descendent.Good lock marking, barrel proofs, and stock cartouche, wood and metal parts are extensively sub-inspector marked, and there is a very old "391" number opposite lock and in the grip. Gun overall has very old uncleaned varnish, metal shows scattered pitting and medium patina. Wood shows light wear and use overall, shows 3 small diagonal cracks on left side between lock screw and forearm tip, and a repaired, well disguised crack between the side plate, triggerguard, and lock. Wood shows some minor nicks to some of the edges. Quality reproduction ramrod. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.