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Catalog Number 8241-411
Title Pistol, Percussion, Allen and Thurber, Double Action Bar Hammer Model
Object Name Pistol
Description Single shot, .31 Cal., percussion double action pistol. Single half round/half ocatagonal rifled bore barrel. Missing trigger guard. Minor floral engraving. Civilian issue.
Image: arabesque eng. on frame
COLORS: grey, brown
Date 1855, ca.
Culture American
Material iron alloy, wood
Made Allen & Thurber
Place of Origin USA: Massachusetts, Worcester
Makers mark "Allen's Patent 1845" on hammer
"101" on side of barrel
Height (in) 2.5
Length (in) 5
People Charnley, Walter
Credit line Walter J. Charnley Collection, Omaha (Douglas), Nebraska
Collection Charnley, Walter J.