Pepperboxes are multi-barrel
guns usually percussion revolving barrel pistols from the 1840s.
Early attempts of multi barrel guns were made with flintlock by
makers such as Collier but hand rotated. Often fairly small
pocket sized weapons favoured by gamblers
A large percussion
pepper box revolver circa 1840s. Six fluted barrels of 6
1/2 inches. 12 inches overall.
A six shot
pepperbox percussion revolver. Stamped 7 December
1843. Registered by JR Cooper No 86. Under hammer
,self cocking and chequered walnut grips
Coopers Patent six shot under hammer pepperbox. The
percussion hammer is part of the ring trigger lever.
A six shot Pepperbox
revolver by Allen & Thurber, circa 1840s. 6 1/2 inches
A six shot
Pepperbox revolver by Allen & Thurber, circa 1840s. 7
1/2 inches overall.
bore Belgian four shot pepperbox revolver, Liege Proof
circa 1845. Turn off etched barrels, under hammer ring
trigger and bone grips.
Sharps Patent four shot Derringer pistol 1860. The pin
is offset in the hammer and revolves to the side of each
barrel when firing. Barrel length 6cm.
six shot pinfire revolver circa 1870. Folding trigger.
Ebony grips. 4 1/2 inches long.