"CONFEDERATE ALTERATION OF MARTIAL FLINT PISTOL. SN NSN. Cal. 54. Mr. Michel describes this gun as follows: "This alteration to percussion is attributed to M. A. Baker of Fayetteville, North Carolina. The alteration is unusual in that instead of brazing a bolster to the bbl, a quarter section was removed from the bbl and a new section with the bolster was brazed back in place. Orig pan is filled such that the small bolster rests atop lockplate. Bbl is clearly marked 'N. Carolina'. Hammer is the correct, 'S'-curved shape and this pistol is the only known example that has the orig hammer." You are bidding on possibly the only North Carolina surcharged Baker, Fayetteville conversion in complete and in superb condition. CONDITION: Metal surfaces are all gray with scattered staining and pitting. Wood is very good, showing orig varnish and inspector's cartouche. Initials "JB" are carved in stock opposite lock. Lock and bbl markings are all discernible. Hammer screw is a possible replacement. 4-31360 JS183 (4,000-6,000)"
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Reloading kit for pinfire cartridges (5mm,7mm, 9mm & 12mm)
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