32 caliber bullet and was a popular pocket gun during the Civil War and was popular with working girls and outlaws in the Old West because you could easily conceal and carry it. The barrel on this gun is 3 1/2" long and the overall length of the gun is right around 6". There is a serial number on the bottom of the butt of the frame, it is hard to make out but it is either 0132 or 9132. Thank you for stopping by today, please come back by and check out all of our new daily listings.We did send multiple pictures of this frame to a Civil War expert and he verified that it was an authentic piece, not a reproduction. With that being said we will stand behind this amazing piece of history. The item "1800's Sharps and Hankins Pepperbox 4 Shot Pistol Frame Model 3B Civil War Relic" is in sale since Friday, February 02, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Other Civil War Original Items". The seller is "wallstantiquesmidland" and is located in Midland, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.