Pepperboxes for sale Click on picture to enlarge With it’s rotating cluster of barrels, the pepperbox system offered serious competition to Col. Colt’s revolving cylinder revolvers in the mid 1800’s as an effective multi-shot handgun design.
Massive Nock London Dragoon size pepperbox - .49 cal. perc., six shot - 5" ribbed barrels - Very good condition. - Nice appearance, not messed with. Even brown patina overall, w/ scattered pinpoint pitting on barrel cluster. Fine scroll engraving on frame, hammer & triggerguard remains crisp & distinct. "NOCK / LONDON" on tang & Brit proofs on barrels. Working, intact nipples. Sound stock w/ sharp fine checkering & usage dings; Silver escutcheon on back of grip. - antq - item #ABX-Nock - $4,650 pictured with ABX-164 for scale.
Allen Pepperbox - Worcester production, flat ribs - .32 cal; 3.5” six shot barrel cluster - About good condition. - Light gray metal with pepper spotting, well worn with some markings lost, “PATENTED CAST STEEL WARRANTED” visible on one rib, but only “WOR” on the other. Engraving on frame & nipple shield maybe 50% remaining. Working; intact nipples. Sound grips showing usage. - antq - item #ABX-1837 - $650
|Allen Thurber & Co.- six shot .31 cal. pepperbox - .31 perc., 4" barrels. - Good condition. - Dark gray metal with light roughness of barrels and light pitting on frame; very good markings & engraving. Good mech. Missing screw in front grip strap. Fine wood grips. - s/n 104 - antq - item #ABX-104 - $585|
|Allen & Wheelock - late 5-shot pepperbox - .31 perc., 3" barrels - Just fair condition. - Gray metal w/ heavy pitting; generally legible markings. Not working. Rough grips missing screw. - Scarce late production with no nipple shield & no engraving. - s/n 296 - antq - item #ABX-296 - $335|
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