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Model 1836 Flintlock Pistol

Object Number: 
1873.21
Date: 
1837
Medium: 
Wood, iron, steel, brass
Dimensions: 
barrel length: 8 1/2 in. ( 21.6 cm ) Overall: 14 in. ( 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: lockplate: "A.WATERS/MILBURY, MS./1837" stamped: breech of barrel: "U.S./JH/P" (barrel proofs) stamped: left stock: "J..S"; and: "JH" (both inspector cartouches are in foliate)
Description: 
Wood, iron, steel, and brass flintlock pistol; iron furniture; swivel-type steel ramrod with button head; bladed brass front sight; stamped mark in center of lockplate; stamped proof marks at breech end of barrel; stamped cartouches on left side of stock.
Gallery Label: 
The Model 1836 was the last military flintlock pistol produced.
Credit Line: 
Gift of C.B. Colton
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group