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Allen & Thurber D.A. Bar Hammer Pistol

Object Number: 
1933.118a
Date: 
1830-1835
Medium: 
Iron, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 in. ( 12.7 cm ) Part (barrel): 2 in. (5.1 cm)
Marks: 
stamped: left bar: "ALLEN'S PATENT" stamped: barrel: "507" (pistol a); "538" (pistol b)
Description: 
One of a pair of 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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group