Allen single shot pistol / derringer, on bar hammer two line inscription ALLEN'S PATENT 1845, on frame and both grips batch # 274, caliber .31 percussion, 2¼" barrel, circa 50% bright blue remaining, plain wooden grips, in good working order, fine condition. Flayderman's # 5A-006 $485.
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.