~ Silver Framed Six Shot Double Action Pepperbox Revolver And Box By Piper ~
The revolver comes in its original case, complete with all its tools and accessories.
The reverse of the lid bears a label ‘Charles Piper, Manufacturer of Percussion Pistols & sporting Rifles, Cambridge England’.
The manufacturer’s name is also engraved on the silver grip frame.
The accessories in the box are a copper and brass powder flask, bullet pliers, a tin with percussion caps by ‘Joice’, oil canister, ram rod, oakum and lead balls.
Its silver frame is decorated with engraved foliate detailing.
The chequered walnut grips are attached to the silver frame with a central steel screw and rivet.
The trigger guard is also decorated with foliate engravings.
Each barrel is stamped with a British proof mark.
~ Dimensions ~
The barrels length is 3 inches (7.5 cm) and the overall length of the revolver is 7.5 inches (19 cm).
The set weighs 1.6 Kg.
~ Condition ~
The revolver is in good condition for its age.
The mechanism cocks and releases with ease.
The barrels have some minor pitting inside.
The nipples are in good order.
The grips are excellent.
The box is in good order.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £22 or it can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.