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Lot 4308: Three Engraved Allen & Thurber Percussion Pepperboxes

Auction Date: October 8, 2021

Three Engraved Allen & Thurber Percussion Pepperboxes

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,300 - $1,900

A) Allen & Thurber Pepperbox

Manufacturer: Allen & Thurber
Model: Pepperbox
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38
Barrel: 5 inch solid rib cluster
Finish: plum
Grip: hardwood
Stock:
Item Views: 203
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OB - EXCELLENT- all original parts; over 80% original finish; sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal; unmarred wood.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

All manufactured c. 1837-1854.

B) Allen & Thurber Pepperbox

Manufacturer: Allen & Thurber
Model: Pepperbox
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32
Barrel: 4 1/2 inch solid rib cluster
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 203
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.

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

Description:

C) Allen & Thurber Pepperbox

Manufacturer: Allen & Thurber
Model: Pepperbox
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 34
Barrel: 3 1/2 inch cluster
Finish: bright
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 203
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.

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

Description:

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