Original U.S. Model 1836 Flintlock Cavalry Pistol by Asa Waters of Milbury Massachusetts

Item Description

Original Item: Only One Available. Adopted in 1836, the production of this model continued until 1844, and this flintlock pistol intended for Cavalry was widely used in the Mexican/American War. A total of almost 41,000 units were produced. This example was made by ASA WATERS of MILBURY, MASSACHUSETTS, though lock stampings somewhat worn. Comes complete with its "trapped" swivel Ram Rod for easier use by mounted troops when reloading.

The pistol measures 14" overall, with a smooth bore barrel of 8 1/2" that is stamped with the inspectors initials U.S. / J.H. / P. All steel mounted, the only brass components are the brass powder pan and the brass fore sight. In nice condition overall even showing the "ghost" of an inspector's cartouche in the wood stock on the left hand side.

Lock functions correctly, holding half-cock and dry firing at full. Ready to Display!


Years of Manufacture: circa 1840
Caliber: .54" Pistol
Ammunition Type: Lead Ball & Powder
Overall Length: 14 Inches
Barrel Length: 8 1/2 Inches
Action: Flintlock Side Action
Feed System: Muzzle-Loaded

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