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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
M1842 US contract percussion pistol - $550.00

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M1842 US contract percussion pistol. Maker marking on lock not visible as is, may be able to be cleaned if desired. Has good barrel proofs and cartouches visible in stock. Iron parts have a dark patina, brass parts have mottled patina and partially cleaned surfaces. Stock is good, showing average wear and use overall, has a small crack by the lock screw and a larger crack that was repaired in the lock and triggerguard area. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.