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Allen’s Patent 6 Shot 36 Caliber 6” Dragoon Worcester Production


Carried into the gold rush areas


The mechanical function is very good and tight. There are four nipples that are fine and two that a tiny piece is missing. The barrel says Allen & Thurber Cast Steel Worcester. The nipple shield is lightly engraved. The weight of this brute is 2 pound 7 ounces empty. Only traces of original finish remain. These large 6” 6 shot 36 caliber pepperboxes are called “49’ ers” were carried into the gold rush areas.