Sharps first model 4 barrel pepperbox
in 22 rim fire caliber
, serial number 750. This gun has a 4 barrel cluster that is 2 1/2 inches long and is nickel plated and retains 95% of that finish . The brass frame has a nice yellow Patina and is marked on the left side :" SHARPS PATENT 1859 " the right side is marked:" C . SHARPS PHILADELPHIA " , both of these marks are a little weak but readable . The walnut grips are very good and are not cracked or damaged ,but appear to have shrunk enough to make them a little undersized . The gun is complete and in excellent mechanical working order and shows some wear from use .The bore have excellent crisp rifling and are are 95% bright and shiny. A very early Sharps derringer .