Original U.S. Model 1816 Flintlock Pistol by Simeon North - Marked to New York State
Original Item: Only One Available. In 1816 the Federal Government ordered 20,000 Flintlock Pistols designated the Model of 1816 from SIMEON NORTH,
a Gun Manufacturer in Middletown, Connecticut. Between 1817 and 1820, 19,374 pistols had been delivered to Government Arsenals.
The model measures 15 1/2" overall with a .54 Caliber 9 1/16" barrel. It has all iron mounts including a large skull crusher butt cap, iron trigger guard, side plate and large barrel band which supports a brass fore sight. The breech of the barrel is proof marked P / U.S.. It is also marked S.N.Y. on the barrel, indicating it was the property of New York State.
The lock is marked with a Spread Eagle with U.S. on either side beneath S. NORTH in an arc with MIDLN CON. in an arc beneath. The wood butt stock bears it's Government inspector's Cartouche, which , in script, looks to read S.N.. The pistol retains its wooden ramrod.
In nice condition, this pistol has been in a Museum Display for almost the last 30 years. Really nice example, ready to display.
Years of Manufacture: circa 1816
Caliber: .54" Pistol
Ammunition Type: Lead Ball & Powder
Overall Length: 15 1/2 Inches
Feed System: Muzzle-Loaded
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