J.G. Bolen Allen's Patent Percussion Pepperbox Pistol, .36 caliber. Barrels stamped "BOLEN 104 B'WAY.NY." and "PATENTED 1837 CAST STEEL", cylinder stamped "8". Six round cluster barrels, walnut grips with German silver oval escutcheon to left side, steel frame with foliate engraving, bar hammer, ring trigger. Barrel length: 5 1/4". Overall length: 9". Circa late 1830s.
Overall good condition with light pepper pitting to steel. Stock with dings, natural age shrinkage, areas of loss, largest 1/2" x 1/8", 1/2" square metal patch to right grip. Hammer is unmarked. Foliate engravings faint but visible. Action is responsive.