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Lot 4236: Four Pepperbox Pistols

Auction Date: February 18, 2022

Four Pepperbox Pistols

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,250

A) C. Sharps Co. Model 2 Pepperbox

Manufacturer: Sharps C & Company
Model: Pepperbox
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 30 RF
Barrel: 3 inch fluted
Finish: silver
Grip: rosewood
Stock:
Item Views: 446
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OC - FINE- all original parts; over 30% original finish, sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood.

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

Description:

Manufactured between 1859 and 1874.

B) J. Grunbaum Patent Underlever Pepperbox

Manufacturer: Grunbaum
Model: Four Barrel
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 22 RF
Barrel: 3 1/2 inch fluted
Finish: blue/nickel
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 446
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:

Frame cracked.

C) C. Sharps & Co. Model 1 Pepperbox

Manufacturer: C. Sharps
Model: Four Barrel Derringer
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 22 RF
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch fluted
Finish: blue/silver
Grip: gutta percha
Stock:
Item Views: 446
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:

Manufactured c. 1859-1874.

D) Sharps Model 4 Pepperbox

Manufacturer: Sharps C & Company
Model: Pepperbox
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 32 Long RF
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch fluted
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: rosewood
Stock:
Item Views: 446
Serial Number:
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:

Manufactured in 1859-1874.

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