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    Presentation-grade Allen & Thurber .31 Caliber Percussion Pepperbox. Six shot, 3.25" barrels. Marked on the side of the bar hammer, "Allen & Thurber/ Norwich C-T" and on the top "Allen's Patent". Also marked "Patented 1837 Cast Steel" on the barrel rib. Scroll engraved frame, unique scroll engraved German silver nipple shield, and original ivory grips with oval German silver escutcheons (missing on the right side). All metal smooth and gray, nipple shield bright and clean. Ivory grips with nice mellow patina and no cracks. Mechanically perfect, excellent markings. A very rare pepperbox.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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