American Pistol

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This pistol is typical of many made during the last part of the 18th century or early 19th century. The barrel is 13" long and .50 caliber making it a legal length to hunt with in some states. The lock is an old Dixie Gun Works that I tuned up to improve performance. The stock is curly maple with brass mounts and a poured pewter nosecap. The sideplate has been engraved with the owner's name in Cherokee syllabus.