Held = Antique
541 Lynnie Pennie
Lane Midlothian, Texas 76065
made in Liège, Belgium
hard ruber grips with monogram AC =
A. Chuchu tip down pepperbox made in Liège,
serial # 172, caliber .22,
2" hinged tip-down barrel cluster with 4 bores, in front is a ejector,
the revolving striker like in the Sharps derringer,
vine engraved, nickel plated with
scattered light wear, fire-blued latch
spring. Mandatory Belgian proofs stamps. Folding trigger. Excellent checkered hard rubber grips. Action very good.
NRA fine condition.
Literature: Taylerson's The Revolver 1865 - 1888:
British patent 11201 in 1884 for Athanase Chuchu, Bahia, Brazil.
A very rare
pepperbox, actually the second I own in more than fifty years of collecting.