Our Price: $6250

Authentic Palmetto Pistol. 54 caliber with an 8 1/2" barrel.

The Palmetto Armory contracted Model 1842 pistols for the State of South Carolina and they were delivered by William Glaze in 1853. Most saw lots of action during the Civil War. 

Pistol is 100 % original and authentic in every regard.

Markings are crisp and sharp. Lock markings: "Palmetto Tree" surrounded by "PALMETTO ARMORY, S.C." are well struck and easily read as is "COLUMBIA S C. / 1852" on tail. Barrel markings of "P / V” / “palmetto tree” proof and "WM. GLAZE & CO.” on barrel. Barrel tang is dated “1853”. Iron is overall lightly cleaned with pin prick pitting and patina staining.  Brass lightly cleaned with light mustard patina. Stock is sound, solid & well fit with scattered small cosmetic defects, edges rounded but better than average. Mechanically fine with a smooth dark bore with some pitting

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