Offered is a wonderful Darling-Style percussion pepperbox pistol from Sweden, circa 1840, with following description:
The 3 7/16 inch hand revolved four barrel cluster in .32 caliber. Brass frame with bulbous nipple shield; left side of frame signed AIS. Varnished wooden grip.
Condition: Very good. Showing some scattered scratches. Wood with minor marks.
Note: The markings AIS have been attributed to the Swedish maker Andres Johanneson, Romenas, Malmbacks Parish, Sweden, 1840-1914.