Title: Percussion Underhammer Pistol by M. Carleton & Co., .40 Caliber
Haverhill, New Hampshire
Date/Period: 1830ish SOLD
Measurement: Overall length: 10"; barrel length: 5.625"
Material: Figured maple grips
Condition: Excellent, Barrel: 98% smooth brown, brass backstrap and trigger plate in
dark patina; bore shows rust.
Additional Information: Beautiful carved figured maple grips, serial number
XIIII; octagonal-to-round barrel. Marked on the trigger guard plate M. Carleton Co
Patent. Straight pull percussion system…hammer cocks horizontally by pulling
backwards towards trigger; the entire trigger guard is the mainspring. Michael Carleton,
patent date: December 22, 1830.
308-554 / RO317