CASED MANHATTAN FIVE-SHOT PEPPERBOX PISTOL CARRIED BY A KNOWN UNION SOLDIER Late 1850s, .28 caliber 3 in. barrels marked CAST STEEL, the left side of the hammer marked MANHATTAN F.A. MFG. CO / NEW.YORK, engraved frame, two-piece walnut grips; the lined wooden case contains a bullet mold, powder flask with percussion caps, and rod.
F. BARNES OF LONDON: A PERCUSSION PEPPERBOX PISTOL with an octagonal barrel, steel trigger guard and action, with floral engraved decoration, in the original fitted oak pistol case with powder flask, bullet mould, turn screw etc.
British Pepperbox Pistol, J.R. (Joseph Rock) Cooper, Patentee, Birmingham, c.1845 the revolving six barrel chamber impressed 88 on a signed frame with ring trigger and walnut grips length 7.5 in — 19 cm
British Pepperbox Pistol, Charles Jones, 26 James Street, London, c.1840 the fluted six barrel revolving chamber impressed WA1413 on a signed German silver frame numbered 111 and engraved IMPROVED SELF ACTING REVOLVING PISTOL, on walnut grips
length 8.7 in — 22 cm
FRENCH MARIETTE PEPPERBOX PISTOL, LEPAGE PARISFrench mariette four barrel pepperbox pistol, 38 caliber. Gold inlay on back of tang, ""LePage A Paris" and gold inlaid running rabbitt, running fox, and resting rabbit around the receiver of the pistol. Damascus engraved four barrel cluster with barrels matching the rotating wheel, liege proof marked between the bolsters. Frame and backstrap with foliate engraved patterns, ebony grips and a ring trigger. Retains the fitted half of the case and the bullet mold for the pistol. Mid 19th century.
Missing screw holding ebony grips in place, ring pull trigger with an old repair, screw missing underside behind trigger guard, older metal surface with light oxidation spots in areas.
J.G. BOLEN ALLEN'S PERCUSSION PEPPERBOX PISTOL, .36 CAL...J.G. Bolen Allen's Patent Percussion Pepperbox Pistol, .36 caliber. Barrels stamped "BOLEN 104 B'WAY.NY." and "PATENTED 1837 CAST STEEL", cylinder stamped "8". Six round cluster barrels, walnut grips with German silver oval escutcheon to left side, steel frame with foliate engraving, bar hammer, ring trigger. Barrel length: 5 1/4". Overall length: 9". Circa late 1830s.
Overall good condition with light pepper pitting to steel. Stock with dings, natural age shrinkage, areas of loss, largest 1/2" x 1/8", 1/2" square metal patch to right grip. Hammer is unmarked. Foliate engravings faint but visible. Action is responsive.
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