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Continental Arms Co. Pepperbox, 22 Caliber

$3,695.00 $2,495.00

Very good mechanical, 65% barrel & cylinder blue


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Description

This is a 5 shot 22-caliber spur trigger revolver. Bacon Manufacturing Co made less than 800 in the late 1860s. These were marketed under the Continental Arms Co. name to avoid confusion with a similar pepperbox made by Bacon. This is serial number 314 and would be a first year production pepperbox. It retains 65% barrel and cylinder blue and the mechanical function is very good, crisp and tight. The chambers and bores are very good. This is a very rare and hard to find pepperbox and maybe 350-400 remain.