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54 US Model 1836 smoothbore pistol

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Converted to percussion. Lock plate marked “Johnson Middn Conn 1837”. Robert Johnson of Connecticut produced about 18,000 of these pistols for the U.S. government from 1836 to 1844. They were standard issue in the Mexican war and many were converted to percussion for use by both sides in the American Civil War. The round barrel is about 8.5” (216mm) in length with attached steel swivel ramrod. The bore is very good with some shallow pitting. The lock mechanism is very good. The sear has a fine quality braze repair and the upper bridle screw is a modern replacement. Marked “V V” on the inside of the trigger, side plate, trigger guard, barrel band, butt strap, barrel tang screw and on the bottom of the barrel. On the bottom of the barrel and under the trigger guard tang is marked “III” and “H”. The bottom of the barrel is also marked “C 18 H 6 TW”. With a low brass blade front sight and an oval shaped rear sight on the barrel tang. The medal is of a grey/brown finish with some surface roughness, light pitting around the percussion nipple. A sound stock that shows wear, a minor sliver missing near the upper side of the lock plate behind the hammer. Overall condition is NRAA G+.


  • ITEM:A726
  • Shipping Weight: 1000kgs
  • 1 Units in Stock
$1,400.00