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Lot 2417: Three George Leonard Patent Percussion Pepperbox Pistols

Auction Date: October 7, 2021

Three George Leonard Patent Pepperbox Ring Trigger Percussion Pistols

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,100 - $1,600

A) Robbins & Lawrence Pepperbox Pistol

Manufacturer: Robbins & Lawrence
Model: Pepperbox
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 31
Barrel: 4 1/2 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/brown
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 204
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
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.

Description:

Approximately 7,000 manufactured c. 1851-54.

B) G. Leonard Pepperbox Pistol

Manufacturer: Leonard G
Model: Pepperbox
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 31
Barrel: 3 1/4 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 204
Serial Number:
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.

Description:

Only several hundred Leonard Pepperbox pistols manufactured c. 1849-50.

C) G. Leonard Pepperbox Pistol

Manufacturer: Leonard G
Model: Pepperbox
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 31
Barrel: 3 1/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 204
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

Only several hundred Leonard Pepperbox pistols manufactured c. 1849-50.

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