Allen & Thurber six-shot pepperbox, between the nipples
on cluster is # 417, caliber .32 percussion, the bar-hammer shows ALLENS PATENT 845 (1845), the
stamped ALLEN & THURBER WORCESTER, engraved nipple shield and frame,
varnished bag shape grips. Double action only, and in good working order. The
barrel-cluster is grayish, the frame kept in the white is fine. The pepperbox is
in fine condition.
It is rare to find cased pepperbox with a leather clad two compartment powder flask - one for powder, the bottom part for and with balls, a two-cavity bullet mold - one for round and the other for conical balls, ELEY BRO LONDON stamped can for caps and a ramrod. The lid has a minor warping on top, the case is dark blue baize.
A very rare set in fine condition. Flayderman's # 5A-045.5 $3,850.