SHARPS, CHRISTIAN HANDGUNS Pepperbox Pistol First Model
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Pepperbox Pistol First Model

5 variations, 2 1/2 in. barrel. Scarcer variations can be worth up to 150% more. There is pricing information available for purchase for this model. This data is available in the following options:

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Pepperbox Pistol Fourth Model

4 variations, 2 1/2, 3, or 3 1/2 in. barrel, bird's head grip, .32 rimfire long. Premium for scarcer variations.

Pepperbox Pistol Third Model

Sharps and Hankins markings, .32 rimfire short, 4 variations, 3 1/2 in. barrel. Premium for scarcer variations.

Pepperbox Pistol Second Model

5 variations, 3 in. barrel. Scarcer variations can be worth up to 150% more.


also marked Sharps and Hankins, shot breech-loading, .32, .30, or .22 rimfire cal., firing pin rotates, brass frame with silver plating, or case-hardening on iron frame.

Type I

pistol action with a ramrod mounted under the barrel and German silver mountings, "C. SHARPS PATENT 1848-52" marked on left side of frame. Approx. only 50 made.

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