An 80-Bore Five-Shot Percussion Pepperbox Revolver
Lot 280
An 80-Bore Five-Shot Percussion Pepperbox Revolver
Sold for £475 (US$ 797) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An 80-Bore Five-Shot Percussion Pepperbox Revolver
By A. Thompson, Edinburgh, Mid-19th Century
With rounded barrels engraved around the muzzles, foliate scroll engraved rounded white-metal action signed within an oval on one side, foliate engraved bar-hammer and trigger-guard, chequered figured rounded grip, and vacant silver escutcheon (iron parts with some pitting), Birmingham proof marks
7.6 cm. barrels

Footnotes

  • Alexander Thompson is recorded at 3 Drummond Street between 1840-43, and 3 South St. Andrews Street and 16 Union Place between 1844-1863
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