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Allen & Thurber Six-shot Pepperbox Pistol

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
22
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Allen & Thurber Six-shot Pepperbox Pistol, c. 1845, walnut grips with engraved steel frame and nipple shield, hammer marked ALLEN'S PATENT/1845, fluted barrel marked ALLEN & THURBER WORCESTER, overall lg. 7 3/4 in.

Provenance: From the collection of the late Peter F. Frazier and M. Prudence Fleck.
Estimate $300-500

Some scattered pitting on steel parts but in overall good condition.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

engraved steel frame, M. Prudence Fleck, Peter F. Frazier, steel parts