Object Title

Rimfire breech-loading saloon pistol - Tranter Patent

Rimfire breech-loading saloon pistol - Tranter Patent

Date

1887

Object Number

XII.4116

Provenance

Possibly Amnesty 1968

Physical Description

Blued overall with a wooden one piece chequred grip. The side of the barrel is stamped '.220 CARTRIDGE' The barrel and frame are stamped with the Birmingham special definitive proof. (In use from 1887 to 1925). The frame is also stamped 'W.TRANTER'S PATENT'

Dimensions

OverallLength11.5in
BarrelLength206mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 2009

Calibre

.22 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with Birmingam special definative proof.

Associations

Places Britain