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Støckel: "Gilles Mariette, Liège, receives 1839 a patent for the cluster revolver (pepperbox) with double action"
Mariette 8 barrel pepperbox MARIETTE AF 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.
This specimen with 12 barrels is one of the most impressive and also one of the rarest. The screw-barrels are numbered 1 - 12 and made from Damascus steel. The pepperbox is kept in the white as fashionable at the time showing minor pitting. The plain grips are varnished.
Extremely rare, in good working order and in very good condition.