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Allen's Patent Norwich percussion pepperbox - $650.00

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Allen's Patent Norwich percussion pepperbox. 5" barrel of about .34 caliber bore. Marked "ALLEN'S PATENT" on hammer and "PATENTED 1837 CAST STEEL" on barrel rib. Metal parts have standard engraving with a medium patina overall, showing average wear and use with minor old worn pitting. One nipple is chipped and one is broken off. Wood grips are good, showing average wear and use with some minor marks. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.