A Fine US Military Model 1816 Flintlock Martial Pistol, S. NORTH Converted To Percussion For The Civil War
A Fine U.S. Military Model 1816 Flintlock Martial Pistol Converted to Percussion for the Civil War made by, 'S. (Simeon) NORTH, MIDLtn, CONN', c. 1816-1820. 9. 1/8", .54 cal. round steel barrel with arsenal proofs; "US" and "P". Stock has a clear visible cartouche stamped on the left side of stock just behind the side plate; is solid w/light scratches and dings from years of service. Regulation steel furniture. 15.75" overall length. In good mechanical working order.
Ref. See FLAYDERMANS GUIDE TO ANTIQUE AMERICAN FIREARMS... and their values., by Norm Flayderman, 9th Edition., c. 2007, p.328