MANTON of LONDON Percussion Pistol
Guns International #: 100604502 Seller's Inventory #: 62
Category: Antique Pistols - Percussion - Handguns - English Pistols
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Member Since: 6/14/13
First Name: warren
Last Name: ralph
Country: United States
Number of Active Listings: 130
Total Number of Listings: 181
Seller: Private Seller
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: USPO money order,personal check
The Manton reputation speaks for itself. Known for high quality craftsmanship and dependability. This pistol exhibits all of those traits. A beautiful full walnut stock, nicely checkered grip, engraved lock, hammer and barrel tang with a gold band opposite the hammer. The action is strong and the hammer locks up at full and 1/2 cock. The .72 caliber 8" heavy octogon barrel is marked on top "Manton London". There is a front and rear sight and a captive ramrod. The barrel has a brown finish, much of which remains. Other metal parts were blued and much of that remains.There is a blank escutcheon plate at the grip top.There is no rust and the wood has suffered very few marks. There is a small crack on the left side from a screw opposite the hammer. John Manton was in business from 1780 to 1820. This pistol was likely made between 1800 and 1820.
Antique- No FFL Required, can ship direct.
Except for a slight difference in the trigger guard design, (condition aside) this pistol is identical to my #63, Guns International # 100604918.
Price: $ 2250- + $30- shipping
Manufacturer: Manton - London
Model: Percussion- Dueler?
Serial Number: none
Metal Condition: Excellent
Wood Condition: Excellent
Bore Condition: --
Barrel Type: Octogon
Manufacture Date: 1800 to 1820
Item Location: California