Mariette Pepperbox is a family of percussion cap pepperbox revolvers, designed by Belgian arms manufacturer Mariette (various sources name Gilles Mariette or Guillaume Mariette both of whom were gunsmiths of same era). Six-barrel version was most common, but various models from four to twenty-four barrels also existed. A feature of all Mariette pepperbox guns is a ring trigger.
They should not be confused with J.R. Cooper pepperboxes, which are similar in appearance, but have a some of differences, such as a different shape of the barrels block.
(1839 - circa 1865)
- Type: Pepperbox Revolver
- Caliber(s): .38 cap and ball (most common)
- Capacity: 4, 5, 6 (most common), 8, 12, 18, or 24 barrels
The Mariette Pepperbox and variants can be seen in the following films, television series, video games, and anime used by the following actors:
|Everything is Paid (Totul se plateste)||A revolutionary||4-barrel||1987|
|The Duelist (Duelyant)||Vladimir Mashkov||Count Beklemishev||6-barrel||2016|
|Game Title||Appears as||Notation||Release Date|
|Assassin's Creed III: Liberation||"Pepperbox Pistol"||4-barrel, anachronistic||2012|
|Rainbow Six Siege||3-barrel, unusable||2015|