Sharps Hankins first model pepperbox in cal 32 rimfire

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Sharps Hankins first model pepperbox in cal 32 rimfire.  Serial 962.  Quite  different from the next models. Has a circular sideplate on left side of frame and has a rotating firepin loated in the frame.  The second model has a rotating pin fixed to the hammer.  About 2500 made and rarely encountered. 

Nice smooth metal showing light brown patina and hints of blue.  Good msrkings. Has the rare smooth gutta percha grips which are perfect.  Medium pitting in the bores.  Completely original, super mechanical state.  RARE