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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
Allens Patent bar hammer percussion pistol - $225.00

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"ALLEN'S PATENT", as marked on hammer, single shot bar hammer pistol. Serial number 490. Marked on barrel flats "PATENTED/1837". 4" part octagon, part round barrel, bore of about 0.35". Metal parts have a mottled medium patina overall with light scattered pitting. Wood grips are good, apparently being replacements. Triggerguard is also replaced. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.