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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
Underhammer pistol by Quinnebaug Rifle Co., Southbridge MA, agent marked E.Hutchings & Co Agents Baltimore - $350.00

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Underhammer percussion single shot pistol. Marked on top of breech flat "QUINNEBAUG RIFLE MFG CO/SOUTHBRIDGE MASS" and on barrel flat "E.HUTCHINGS&CO.AGENTS BALTO". 8" part octagon, part round barrel of about .32 caliber bore. Hammer is absent. Metal parts have attractive patina overall with scattered pitting around the nipple. Curly maple grip has lovely striped grain, shows average wear and use with two lateral grain cracks on each side. Sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.