Original Civil War Period Cap & Ball W. ASHTON UNDERHAMMER SINGLE SHOT PERCUSSION BOOT PISTOL Certified
Original Civil War Period Cap & Ball W. ASHTON UNDERHAMMER SINGLE SHOT PERCUSSION BOOT PISTOL Certified. Boot Pistol by W. Ashton (Wm Ashton of Middleton, Ct.) circa 1850. Overall length 8-1/2”. CONDITION: Gun is in excellent working condition. Clean sharp bore. Barrel has majority of its original brown finish. Stocks are good. Really nice boot pistol. Marked American made boot pistols are very scarce and Ashton was a well known maker at the time having supplied arms to the United States Government. They were very prolific makers and it is unusual that they would have spent time making quality hide-away guns. Barrel Length: 4″ Caliber/Bore: .32 Rifled Antique Manufacturer: W. Ashton Model: Underhammer. A very interesting civil war pistol with lots of eye appeal. This gun’s spring is tight and it does work and does fire. Many weapons like this were used during the Civil War. A classic Civil War period pistol and A choice functioning display gun. A favorite of both Confederate and Union soldiers during the Civil War. Many Civil War soldiers carried private purchase “back up” weapons as illustrated in the photos. This gun is 100% guaranteed to be authentic, and unaltered. A fantastic functioning display piece. Complete museum documentation (COA) provided. This is a pre-1898 antique gun so no federal registration is required. Although this is a working gun we do not recommend firing antique guns. If you decide to shoot it, we will not be held liable for any results. You are responsible for knowing your local laws. No sales to New Jersey, New York City, D.C., or outside the United States. No Paypal payments on guns. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers. Very Nice U.S. Made Example. VERY RARE! INVESTMENT GRADE!