Percussion pepperbox revolver, cal. .312 in., six barrelled, steel, 9.80 long.

Made by Ethan Allen, Worcester, Massachusetts, circa 1840s.

Physical Description

Triggergaurd missing, top bar-hammer, plain wooden grips secured by a single screw, rounded butt, steel frame, engraved on both sides with loose foliate scrolls, has a shield to protect the nipples, nipple shield engraved with repeating acanthus scrolls. Light patina to all metal parts, with traces of early varnish layer yellowing around nipple shield, hammer, and top of action.

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