US Model 1842 Percussion Pistol

F1219.U S Model 1842 percussion pistol in very good condition, the metal is free of pitting and has an even, medium brown patina, the lock plate is marked MIDD TN / CONN / 1850 rear of the hammer and U S / H. ASTON forward of the hammer, the walnut stock is in great shape, it has one tiny, hairline split rear of the lock plate, attractive brass furniture, has the original pivoting ramrod, the action is tight and functions perfectly, great example of an early military pistol