11-02-201311-02-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
November 2, 2013 10:00 AMCalender
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Allen and Thurber Six-shot Pepperbox Pistol

$677$550
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2684MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: November 02, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Allen and Thurber Six-shot Pepperbox Pistol, c. 1837, walnut grips with engraved steel frame and nipple protector, marked on barrel ALLEN & THURBER WORCESTER, and PATENTED 1837 CAST-STEEL, lg. 8 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Dark patina on barrel and light rust on grip screws.


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Keywords

Allen Six-shot Pepperbox, Thurber Six, engraved steel frame