Object Title

Percussion six-shot pepperbox

Percussion six-shot pepperbox

Date

1860

Object Number

XII.2792

Provenance

Purchased from Leeds City Council, 1967. Formerly part of the Francois Renkin Collection formed at Renkin et Frere, Liege. (Renkin inv. no.1301)

Physical Description

The action is scroll engraved and the grips are of ebony. The barrel cluster seperates from the breech for loading and fot attaching the nipple caps.

Dimensions

OverallLength196 mm
BarrelLength66 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible

Calibre

.36 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Liege proof marks

Associations

Places Belgium

Notes

This was on display in Sport /14/10, but has been replaced by XII.3529. However, the display label still has 2792 as the class number.