Civil War Period 5 shot .32 Caliber Cap And Ball Allen Wheelock Antique Revolver Pistol. In Working good condition Civil War period boot pistol . There is no numbers so it is impossible to accurately date this one but the patent date is 1845. It is a standard version with wood grips. This gun’s spring is very tight and does work and does cock and fire. Many of the early pepperbox and Allen Wheelock revolvers break and do not funtion, this one however works very well. It does have some pitting that was cleaned a long time ago (see photos). the grips are worn but nice. The gun .32 caliber 5 shot revolver. A choice functioning display pistol. A favorite of both Confederate and Union soldiers during the Civil War. Many Civil War soldiers carried private purchase “back up” weapons as illustrated in the photo above. 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.