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Antique Sharps No. 4-B 4-Barrel Pepperbox

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:300.00 USD Estimated At:NA
Antique Sharps No. 4-B 4-Barrel Pepperbox
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Antique Sharps No. 4-B Four-Barrel Pepperbox Pistol, with chamois sleeve-type holster and two-piece box, #8328, .32 Long RF cal., blued 2.5'' barrel cluster has tiny pin front sight, slides forward for cartridge loading/extraction; case hardened iron frame with integral spurtrigger sheath and ''bird's head'' gripstraps, marked ''C. Sharps Patent/Jan 25, 1859'' on right side, has a left-side barrel release button and a central hammer with sequential rotating firing pin; two-piece varnished rosewood grips. Mfg'd ca. 1859-74. Condition is very good. Barrel retains approx. 80% glossy original blue, the frame has hints of case colors but is mostly smooth gunmetal gray. Grips are smooth and solid with 60% varnish. Action is tight and smooth; bores are bright with sharp rifling; barrel lockup is secure. Chamois holster is sound and nice; un-partitioned box is perhaps made of molded leather with a pleasing antique walnut finish. Est.: $600-$800. (Antique)