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|Andres Johannesson, Romenas, Malmbacks Parish, Sweden|
|steel, wood, brass|
|L: 8.5 in, Barrel length: 3.5 in, H: 4.5 in|
|Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection|
|Pepperbox Pistol made in Sweden. For years it was believed that these brass pepperboxes were made by Darling brothers in the United States, but recent research has shown that they were made in Sweden. The Darling brothers, Barton and Benjamin M., 1836-1840, worked at Billingham, Mass., Shrewsbury Mass. and Woonsocket, R.I., Patented a pepperbox pistol April 13, 1836, patent #9,591. Not to be confused with the ro - called Darling pepperboxs marked A I S such as the present specimen. Barrels rotate bny hand. Brass barrels and frame. a self-defense type pistol.|
|[on left side of receiver:] A1S|
|Pepper Box (facsimile)|
|Darling (Facsimile) Pepperbox Pistol|
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