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M1842 - left side

M1842 - left side

This U.S. Model 1842 was manufactured under contract to the U.S. Government in 1850 by Henry Aston in Middletown, Connecticut. It was the first percussion pistol issued to U.S. troops -- previous pistols had been flintlocks.

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