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percussion pepperbox pepper box nfire revolver

 

Mariette
StÝckel: "
Gilles Mariette, LiŤge, receives 1839 a patent for the cluster revolver (pepperbox) with double action"

 Mariette 6 barrels cased

  Mariette 8 barrel pepperbox

  Mariette 12 barrel pepperbox

Mariette interesting system pinfire revolver

 

 

 

 

MARIETTE
BRÉVETÉ

 

 

 

 

 

MARIETTE
this specimen with 18 barrels is one of the most impressive and also one of the rarest. The screw-barrels are made from Damascus steel and are kept in the white as fashionable at the time.  The gutta percha grips are deeply engraved. The socket of the barrels is marked AF by the famous maker Auguste Francotte, and it shows the mandatory Belgian proof marks ELG. Barrels and socket are numbered 1 - 18, the caliber is .38 percussion.
In good working order, extremely rare and in fine condition.    
$20,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

▲  underhammer cocked

 

 

 

a Mariette pepperbox with 18 barrels is one of the most impressive and also one of the rarest. The screw-barrels are made from Damascus steel and are kept in the white as fashionable at the time, with channeled grips. Extremely rare and in fine condition.   sold

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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