Black powder pistol need identification

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desi23

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Not a pepperbox, looks more like a small single shot pocket pistol... which the Allen company did sell, I have seen several at various collector shows over the years
 

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IMO, the pistol is a pocket or muff, bar hammer pistol, possibly made by Allen & Thurber in the 1840's. If it was made by Allen or Allen & Thurber the name of the company on the barrel.
It's also possible that the pistol was made by any one of dozens of other companies during the 1830-1860 time frame. Almost all of these pistols will have the makers name stamped on them.

In 2007, Flayderman's Guide to Antique American Firearms said a Allen & Thurber pistol like this in good condition was worth $200-$500.
 

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I only got that picture nothing more than wants $300.00 looks like a gambler gun or lady pocket gun. I do appreciate all the information so far
 

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