U.S. Model 1826 Navy flintlock martial pistol converted to percussion, .54 cal. Lock marked US over S. North with date 1828. Inspected by Elisha Tobey. Anchor stamp on breech end of pistol, other possible markings obliterated by rust. Swivel ramrod mounted beneath barrel. Brass blade front side. Barrel length – 8 3/4". Overall length – 13". Provenance: by descent from the estate of Stanley Horn, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Missing belt hook. 1 1/2" crack on left side of breech end of stock through escutcheon side plate. Backstraps and barrel have been cleaned at some time and have reacquired some patina. Stock has old loss of wood just behind lock plate, measuring 1 1/2" x 5/8" at largest point. Smooth bore, strong lock.
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