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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
Bacon ring trigger percussion pistol - $375.00

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Bacon ring trigger percussion pistol. Marked on barrel flat "BACON & CO/NORWICH C T" and "CAST STEEL". 4" part octagon, part round barrel of about .34 caliber bore. Metal parts have a medium to dark patina overall with some granular pitting, primarily around the nipple. Wood grips heave a pleasing, evenly worn appearance with some minor handling marks, but free of cracks and chips. Hammer cocks if trigger is held forward, possibly a weak sear spring. Sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.