Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 2325: Massive Engraved Percussion Pepperbox

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $800 - $1,300

Massive Engraved Percussion Pepperbox

Manufacturer: Unknown
Model: Pepperbox
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 67
Barrel: 3 3/4 inch fluted
Finish: bright
Grip: gutta percha
Item Views: 731
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique

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.


Manually cocked and rotated. Appears to have been handmade in the Middle East or Southeast Asia. Features spurious Victorian cipher and "1856/ENFIELD" markings. Provenance: The Gus Cargile Collection

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