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Robbins & Lawrence concealed-hammer percussion pepperbox - $950.00

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Robbins & Lawrence concealed-hammer percussion pepperbox. Serial number 4459. 4-1/2" 5-shot barrel cluster of .31 caliber bore. Marked on barrel ribs "ROBBINS& LAWRENCE CO.", "WINDSOR,VT.", and "PATENT. 1849." Metal parts have standard engraving with strong traces of the original brown finish on the barrel, primarily in the protected crevices. Metal parts overall are a pleasing medium patina with slightly peppery surfaces and a little scattered pitting. Wood grips are free of cracks and chips, showing minimal wear and use. Appears to be mechanically good, one nipple is chipped. Sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.