A Very Rare Seven-Barrelled Flintlock Box-Lock Pepperbox Pistol
Lot 411
A Very Rare Seven-Barrelled Flintlock Box-Lock Pepperbox Revolver
Sold for £18,000 (US$ 28,252) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Very Rare Seven-Barrelled Flintlock Box-Lock Pepperbox Revolver
By Dunderdale & Mabson Of Birmingham, Circa 1800
With hand-rotated turn-off barrels numbered from '1' to '6', border engraved cylindrical breech-housing with corresponding numbers, action signed in script on one side and engraved with a starburst and foliage, and with a martial trophy involving a bird on the other, engraved thumbpiece safety-catch also locking the steel, rollers, wing-headed adjuster on each side, engraved trigger-guard, figured flat-sided rounded butt, and vacant shield-shaped escutcheon (some rust patination), private Birmingham proof marks
5.1 cm. barrels

Footnotes

  • Dunderdale & Mabson were in business at Newton Street, Birmingham between 1799-1803
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