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American ring trigger pepperbox. Ref 1896

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  • Listing ID: #55565

£1,250.00 GBP

  • Cast: L/H
  • Condition: Used

Description

Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 1896. A very rare and unusual American breech loading - ring trigger concealed hammer .31cal percussion pepper-box by Samuel E Robbins and Richard S Lawrence, Windsor, Vermont. Circa 1851-1854. Engraved on the 5 shot barrel cluster "Robbins & Lawrence Co, Windsor. VT. Patent.1849". Unusual ring cocking trigger with small outer curved trigger for firing. Strange stud device fitted to the rear of hand grip to allow the hammer to be lowered without firing. The barrel group slides forwards for loading and hinges downwards to place the percussion caps upon the nipples. Decorative scroll engraving on the iron frame and breech of the barrels. Two piece walnut grips. Overall length 9 inches. In very good condition showing very little signs of use or wear. Action in good working order. A very unusual action and a rare pepper-box. Ref 1896. This is an obsolete antique item and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card or bank transfer. Established 1968.

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