U.S. Model 1842 Ames Percussion Navy Pistol

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U.S. Model 1842 Ames Percussion Navy Pistol  Guns > Pistols > Antique (Pre-1899) Pistols - Perc. Misc.
Description: U.S. Navy Model 1842 Percussion Pistol, manufactured by N. P. Ames of Springfield, Massachusetts, in 1844. The pistol has a distinctive box lock action and is fitted with a swivel-mounted, button head, iron ramrod. The tang and smoothbore barrel have a cleaned finish. The lock plate and hammer are casehardened. The trigger guard, barrel band and round buttcap are brass. The stock appears to be black walnut with an oil finish. The lock plate is marked, "U.S.N./1844" vertically at the rear and "N. P. AMES/SPRINGFIELD/MASS" in three parallel lines below the hammer. The top of the barrel is unmarked, walnut stock shows no inspection marks, stock and furniture in very good condition with one replaced chip of wood near heel of butt that is 1/2" x 1/4", pistol is original and in good working order, overall condition very good. The Model 1842 Navy pistol was the first U.S. martial percussion pistol produced under government contract. N. P. Ames manufactured approximately 2000 Navy Model 1842 pistols between 1842 and 1847. Inv.: # 12-98

Condition: Used - See Item Description
Caliber: .50 (other)
Location: MA

Trades Accepted: No

Ricky\'s Gun Room, Inc., * * * Buying and Selling Military Firearms & War Relics * * * Terms of Sale & Shipping Cost Listed on Website, e-mail for address * * * Requests for additional photo\'s will be honored when possible.

Shipping Notes: Buyer pays all shipping cost plus the additional cost for Signature Conformation & Insurance. Handguns shipped USPS Priority Mail Rifles shipped UPS & USPS. Handguns 25.00 - Handguns 750.00 and up Plus the cost for Signature Conformation & Insurance. Rifles 35.00 Plus the cost of Signature Conformation & Insurance. Firearms Shipped outside the Continental US to Alaska or Hawaii will be slightly higher.

Item #: 998105077
Stock No.: 12-98
Seller Since: Apr. 2000
Seller Level: Verified
This seller is an FFL
City: Chicopee
State: MA

Shipping: See Description
Accepted Payment Methods: Money Order
Returns: No Returns

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