Allen & Thurber D.A. Bar Hammer Pistol

Allen & Thurber D.A. Bar Hammer Pistol
Title
Allen & Thurber D.A. Bar Hammer Pistol
Date 
1830-1835
Medium 
Iron, wood
Dimensions 
barrel length: 2 in. ( 5.1 cm ) Overall: 5 in. ( 12.7 cm )
Description 
Wood and iron pistols; scroll-engraved frame; stamped marks on bar and barrel.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. John Christopher O'Conor and Mr. Norreys Jephson O'Conor
Object Number 
1933.118ab
Marks 
stamped: left bar: "ALLEN'S PATENT" stamped: barrel: "507" (pistol a); "538" (pistol b)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group