US Model 1842 Percussion Pistol

F1174. U.S. Model 1842 percussion pistol in good condition, the metal is smooth with some tiny pinprick pitting, the lock plate has a clear MIDD TN / CONN / 1854 stamping rear of the hammer and U S / I.N. JOHNSON forward of the hammer, the barrel breech is marked U S / T.C.R. / P, it retains the original pivot ramrod, rear sight is MIA, the walnut stock is in good shape with expected smalls dings, it has a small split in the butt stock, inspector's cartouche on the left side, the brass furniture has a pleasing, mellow patina, the action is tight and functions perfectly, displays great