Title: Sharps Breech Loading Four Barrel Pepperbox, Gorgeous Gutta Percha Grips
Date/Period: 1859-1874 - SOLD
Measurement: Overall length: 5"; barrel length: 2.5"
Material: Gutta Percha Grips, brass frame
Additional Information: Model 1, .22 caliber, serial number: 48138.
The rotating firing pin in hammer works fine; barrel group retains about 75% flat blue,
else fading. The brass frame was cleaned yet displays well. Standard “C. SHARPS
PATENT 1859” mark on left side of frame in a circle, with “C. SHARPS PHILADA,
PA”. on right side. The fancy gutta-percha grips with foliate designs and flowing vines.