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Lot 1183: Robbins & Lawrence Co. Leonard's Patent Pepperbox

Auction Location: Rock Island, IL

Auction Date: August 26, 2023

Lot 1183: Robbins & Lawrence Co. Leonard's Patent Pepperbox

Auction Location: Rock Island, IL

Auction Date: August 26, 2023

Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,750
Price Realized:

Very Fine Cased Engraved Robbins & Lawrence Co. Leonard's Patent Percussion Pepperbox

Manufacturer: Robbins & Lawrence
Model: Pepperbox
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 28
Barrel: 3 1/2 inch fluted
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 456
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 168
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured in the 1850s with blade and notch sights, "ROBBINS & LAWRENCE CO." on one rib, "WINDSOR. VT" on another rib, and "PATENT. 1849" on another rib. The frame and breech has scroll engraving. The barrel group unscrews for loading. The barrel cluster, breech, and both grip panels are numbered to the gun. The partitioned case contains a powder flask, two cavity brass bullet mold, key, metal cleaning rod with wood handle, and Eley cap tin.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 80% period refinished blue finish with thinning to gray on the balance. The engraving is crisp. The grips are also very fine with some handling marks. Action needs work. The case is fine with minor handling/storage marks and typical high spot wear on the lining.



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