Horst Held = Antique Handguns
541 Lynnie Pennie Lane Midlothian, Texas 76065
Støckel: "Gilles Mariette, Liège, receives 1839 a patent for the cluster revolver (pepperbox) with double action"
Mariette Patent marked on inside back strap,
8-barrel pepperbox with
screw barrel. Caliber .36 percussion,
One picture shows a barrel taken off.
The barrels feature a Damascus pattern.
The metal parts kept in the white as fashionable at the time,
breech engraved, bag shaped grips made from ebony.
Mandatory Belgian proof ELG.
The under hammer system is working properly.
Støckel: "Gilles Mariette, Liège,
receives 1839 a patent for the cluster revolver (pepperbox) with double action".
The revolver is in good working order and showing very minor wear, NRA fine condition.