Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK, visit our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 9278. A good American Allen's Patent single shot percussion bar hammer pistol of the style known as a "Bootleg" pistol .36 calibre. circa 1840-1845. The barrel marked "Patented 1837 cast steel". The hammer marked "ALLEN's PATENT". Ethan Allen (September 2, 1808 – January 7, 1871) was a major American arms manufacturer from Massachusetts. Engraved frame, two piece wooden grips. Good condition, action works fine. A nice honest piece of American Wild West history. Overall length 6 inches. Ref 9278.This is an antique weapon and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card or bank transfer at no extra charge. Established 1968.