Antique Belgian Percussion Pistol Model 1822/42
Guns International #: 100793707 Seller's Inventory #: 24632
Category: Antique Revolvers - Percussion - Military Revolvers - Antique
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Seller: Joe Salter
Company: Down East Antiques - Joe Salter
Member Since: 9/10/10
First Name: Garrick-Jim-Joe
Last Name: Salter
State: New Hampshire
Country: United States
Phone: (603) 732-4000
Fax: (603) 732-4200
Number of Active Listings: 996
Total Number of Listings: 11055
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
30 day Inspection Period and NOT a 3 day Inspection. We have had our own website for 14 years
Payment Types Accepted: Personal Checks, Visa, Master Card, Discover with NO CREDIT CARD FEES!
NSN, .68 cal., 7 3/4" barrel with a very good, bright bore that has some spots of mild freckling about halfway down its length. This is an interesting pistol, identical in appearance to an 1822/42 percussion conversion but is virtually devoid of any markings save for a single small "S (in diamond)" stamp on the lockplate just behind the remnants of the ground iron pan, a small "GB (in oval)" on top of the breech next to the bolster, a small "PF" on the left side of the breech, and a "*/D" on the brass sideplate. There are no other markings nor does it appear that there ever were. The iron has an overall freckled gray-brown patina with some mild freckling and pinprick pitting, heaviest on and around the nipple bolster. The brass furniture likewise has a dull yellow-ochre patina while the walnut stock is in very good shape with only some minor handling marks spread throughout the original oil finish and a single with-the-grain crack at the rear of the lockplate. The lock itself is tight and fully functional however the ramrod is no longer present. This is a very nice example of an 1822/42 pistol with unusually sparse markings. Antique
Caliber: .68 cal.
Gauge: .68 cal.