Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1118: Two Antique Pepperboxes

Auction Date: February 20, 2015

Two Antique Pepperboxes

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $800 - $1,000

A) Robbins & Lawrence Ring Trigger Pepperbox

Manufacturer: Robbins & Lawrence
Model: Pepperbox
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 28 Percussion
Barrel: 3 5/8 inch fluted round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 1031
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 61
Class: Antique
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured circa 1851-1854.

B) Scarce Continental Arms Pepperbox Revolver

Manufacturer: Continental Arms Co
Model: Pepperbox
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 22 RF
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch fluted round
Finish: blue
Grip: rosewood
Stock:
Item Views: 1031
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 61
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

Description:

Made c. late 1860s.

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