Original 1860’s Rim Fire .32 Caliber Allen And Wheelock Steel Frame Breech loading Antique Pistol Certified


Original 1860’s Rim Fire .32 Caliber Allen And Wheelock Steel Frame Breech Loading Antique Pistol. Allen and Wheelock 32 rim fire caliber black powder single shot boot pistol. Cartridge guns were just hitting the market at the beginning of the Civil War with the invention of the Smith and Wesson Rollin White patent The Henry Cartridge Rifle and the Spencer Cartridge Rifle were beginning use in the North as were small (22 caliber -41 caliber) rim fire ,pin fire and teete fire pistols among other. These small belt and boot guns acted as backup to the Bowie knife and main battle rifle of the soldiers. These Allen and Wheelock pistols came with both round and octagon barrels, this is an octagon, 5 inch barrel. It is a swing out and load with an automatic extractor. All original with some light pitting, nice bore.  This gun is 100% guaranteed to be authentic, and unaltered. A fantastic functioning display piece. Complete museum documentation (COA) provided. This is a pre-1898 antique gun so no federal registration is required. Although this is a working gun we do not recommend firing antique guns. If you decide to   shoot it, we will not be held liable for any results. You are responsible for knowing your local laws. No sales to New Jersey, New York City, D.C., or outside the United States. No Paypal payments on guns. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers. Very Nice Looking Functioning  Example