~ Four Shot Mariette Pepper Box .38 Cal Pistol ~
This Belgian Mariette Brevette type pepper box is unusual in that it is a top hammer, the vast majority are under hammers. The barrels are numbered. The frame has etched detailing but these are very worn.
~ Dimensions ~
The bore is .38", the pistol measures 18.5cm end to end. The twist off barrels are 6.3cm in length.
~ Condition ~
The pistol indexes well on all 4 barrels and twist off. The nipples are decent.
The metal work is decent, a clean example, the etchings are rather worn.
The grips are in good order, free from cracks, some scuffing & bruising.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £8 or the pistol can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.