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Pinfire pepperbox by Francotte a Liege - $750.00

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Pinfire pepperbox, maker marked "A. FRANCOTTE/ A LIEGE" on back of recoil shield. Bore of about .30 caliber, 1-3/4" cylinder, about 5-1/2" overall. Metal parts are very fine overall with substantial original blue finish, mixing with medium gray patina. Finely checkered wood grips are free of cracks and chips. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.