Cased Six-Barreled Revolving Percussion Pistol ("Pepperbox")

Manufacturer Ethan Allen American
Manufacturer Charles T. Thurber American

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Invented by the gunmaker Ethan Allen, the pepperbox was the most popular multishot firearm in America and Europe prior to the introduction of Samuel Colt's revolver.

Cased Six-Barreled Revolving Percussion Pistol ("Pepperbox"), Ethan Allen (American, 1808–1871), Steel, gold, silver, ivory, wood (rosewood), velvet, American, Norwich, Connecticut

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