May 07, 2020 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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A Rare and Unusual Silver Mounted Four-Shot Pepperbox Walking Stick Gun with Pierced Dagger Blade

36" overall length.  Varnished wood shaft with silver cap inscribed "WEL" in attractive stylized letters. Cap marked with well-worn English sterling hallmarks.  Threaded cap reveals four-barrel percussion pepperbox of approximately .22 caliber and 5" cruciform blade.  Weapon is cocked by pulling on cylinder revealing priming cones and released by pressing button.

Condition:

Wood is in good condition with some minor handling marks and scratches. Some tarnishing on silver with some additional minor dents on cap. Silver markings are mostly illegible.  Action is tight and well-functioning. Blade is in good condition with a minor bend on extreme point.

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$5,100
05/07/2020

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