.40 caliber, 3.5" barrels, S/N 1009. Charles Jones of 26 St. James Street was known for his fine pepperboxes, the unique spring bayonet distinguishes this piece from other examples by this maker. The barrel cluster retains much original vibrant case colors, the muzzles still retain their original bright polish. German silver frame beautifully engraved "IMPORTED/SELF ACTING/REVOLVING PISTOL" on right side, "CHARLES JONES/26 St JAMES STREET/LONDON" on left. Engraved bar hammer retains considerable original fading case colors. Steel trigger guard retains much original peacock blue with trigger retaining nearly all of its original blue. Figured walnut grips retain much original varnish. Bayonet spring retains considerable original bright blue. 1.75" bayonet retains some original bright polish. The whole on a brass-bound mahogany case with blue felt lining.
Accessories consist of unmarked flask retaining most of its original bright gilding, blue on spring flask marked "SYKES" retains much of its original coppering, original bullet mold mark "No. 30" retains most of its original blue. Ebony handle wrench retains nearly all of its original polish, ebony cap box, ramrod and powder measure retain nearly all of the original case hardening. A rare and most exceptional British cased pepperbox.