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Bar hammer 6 shot Pepperbox revolver. Ref 1880

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  • Listing ID: #55253

£670.00 GBP

  • Cast: L/H
  • Condition: Used

Description

Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 1880. An English Percussion bar hammer 6 shot Pepper-box revolver. Circa 1840-1850. The pepper-box was invented around the 1830s and was intended for civilian use, but military officers often made private purchases for their own use. James Ewell Brown “Jeb” Stuart (1833-1864) was a U.S. Army officer and later a Major General and cavalry commander for the Confederate States of America during the Civil War (1861-65). In 1857 he was shot in the chest at point blank range with a pepper-box by a Cheyenne warrior, Stuart survived probably due rumour has it, to a very weak powder charge. Engraved side plates, trigger guard, bar hammer and butt cap. Chequered wooden grips. 3 inch barrels. British proof marks. In good condition showing some signs minor of use and wear. Action in good working order. Overall length 7.5 inches. Ref 1880. This is an obsolete antique pistol and is sold as a collectors item only.No Licence is required in the United Kingdom. This is an obsolete antique item and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card or bank transfer at no extra charge. Established 1968.

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