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Posted: 1/17/2015 4:06:45 PM EST
Purchased by an Air Force pilot in Germany in the 1950s. That's all I know...

Link Posted: 1/17/2015 4:16:21 PM EST
Link Posted: 1/17/2015 4:17:03 PM EST
That's a lot more plain than I expected. A working man's flintlock.
Link Posted: 1/17/2015 4:46:02 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/17/2015 4:46:19 PM EST by brucers99]
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Originally Posted By osprey21:
Looks like some kind of "kit" gun to me.
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Who knows...not really worried about what it's worth or if it was a "kit". It looks old to me (older than the '50s). I'm just looking for some info on what it could be from a historic perspective.
Link Posted: 1/17/2015 4:53:11 PM EST
Here is something that is a similar style. Are there any type of marks (proof marks) anywhere on it?

Black powder pistol
Link Posted: 1/17/2015 4:55:07 PM EST
Hope you find some info op. It does look like kitchen table pistol but who knows could have been simple and practical pistol for issue. I want to find a nice wheellock one day after falling in love with some of the examples I saw at the French military museum. One day I'll post some of the better pictures.
Link Posted: 1/17/2015 4:58:34 PM EST
There's an infinite number of cheap 19th century muzzle loaders. Unless there's some markings on it, you'll never be able to identify it.
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