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Lot 1379
There were only 3,000 of this model manufactured by Simeon North between 1826 and 1829. This is similar to the Model 1819, just smaller. Round smoothbore steel barrel stamped "US/ET" and with "P" proofmark on left side of breech, and fitted in the front with a small brass half moon sight, oval rear sight on tang. Flat beveled lockplate with rounded tail section dated 1827. Other features include a brass pan and reinforced cock, center of lockplate stamped with "US/S. NORTH". Standard Model 1826 Navy steel furniture, including a steel belt hook mounted behind sideplate. Nearly full-length, partially figured walnut stock with steel swivel type ramrod, left side of stock stamped behind sideplate with indistinct inspectors cartouche. Good condition, steel components retain a grey patina with some minor freckling and scattered marks, some corrosion around breech and on lockplate. Barrel markings re-traced and barrel has an applied brown finish. Lock has been reconverted. Stock has a few scattered marks from use. Barrel Length: 8 - 5/8"Caliber/Bore: .54 boreFFL Status: AntiqueManufacturer: S. NorthModel: 1826 NavyPaperwork : No Serial Number: NSN

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(A) U.S. Model 1826 Flintlock Navy Pistol by S. North.

Estimate $700 - $1,000Nov 4, 2017