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Allen & Thurber

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Allen & Thurber   Grafton Massachusetts 1837 1842


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.28 to .36 caliber percussion, double action single shot pistol, bar hammer made in Grafton, Norwich and Worcester, 2" to 10" half round half octagonal screw-off barrel, early Grafton type with a sharp angle handle and ALLEN & THURBER / GRAFTON MASS on the hammer, handle with oval inlay, production was about 200 items

.28 caliber, 6 shot pepperbox, 3" barrel

.31 caliber, single shot pistol, half-octagon barrel
.31 caliber, single shot, left side
.31 caliber, single shot, right side

.31 caliber, single shot pistol, under hammer, half-octagon barrel
under hammer, left side
under hammer, right side

.31 caliber, 6 shot pepperbox, 3" barrel

.34 caliber, single shot pistol, side hammer, half-octagon barrel

.36 caliber, single shot pistol, half-octagon barrel

.36 caliber, 6 shot pepperbox, 6" barrel
Allen & Thurber "Dragoon Size" Percussion Pepperbox: 36 cal. percussion, 6-shot, 6" barrels with wide barrel ribs. The barrels, engraved frame, and engraved nipple shield all retain 80 90% bright blue finish. The 2-piece walnut grips are in very good condition. A very fine Dragoon Size Pepperbox, that is in fine condition, matching Ser. # 277, and is British Proofed.

.41 caliber, single shot pistol, side hammer, half-octagon barrel, marked ALLEN & THURBER / WORCESTER / CAST STEEL
Left side of a gun with a 8 1/2" barrel and adjustable rear sight
same, right side