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Allen & Thurber

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Allen & Thurber   Worcester Massachusetts 1847 1854


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Single shot pistol

.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, handle with a less shape angel as the early Grafton type, with or without oval inlay, production is estimated at less than 200 pieces

.28 cal, no 94 with tool, left side
.28 cal, no 94 with tool, right side
.28 cal, no 94 with tool, again right side
.28 cal, no 94 right side and tool is open

same as before but with arched shape handle, with or without marker's name

.34 cal, no 174 with tool, left side
.34 cal, no 174, left side and open tool
.34 cal, no 174 with tool, right side
.34 cal, no 174 from left side and crewd-off barrel
.34 cal, no 174 from right side and crewd-off barrel

.28 caliber, 5 shot pepperbox
.31 caliber, 5 shot pepperbox
.31 caliber, 6 shot pepperbox

.31 caliber, 6 shot pepperbox, number 566, marked Allen & Thurber Worcester in one flute of the barrel, Allens Patent 1845 on the hammer bar. left side right side

.31 caliber 6 shot pepperbox, 3 1/2 barrels, number 297, Allen & Thurber "Medium Size" Barr Hammer. The barrel address is "Allen & Thurber Worcester in an original walnut case with correct bullet mold, loading rammer, box of Royer & Sherr No. 11 percussion caps, and the correct powder flask. The walnut case is in very fine condt. with maroon interior and original key. click for image
other, left side other, right side other, front side

.31 caliber, 6 shot pepperbox, ring hammer
.31 caliber, 5 shot pepperbox
.34 caliber, 4 shot pepperbox
.34 caliber, 6 shot pepperbox "Dragoon", 5 1/2" barrel
left side right side

.36 caliber, target pistol, 12" octagon barrel, detachable shoulder stock
.42 caliber, single shot sporting rifle