Object Title

Rimfire breech-loading four-barrelled pistol - Sharps 1859 Patent

Rimfire breech-loading four-barrelled pistol - Sharps 1859 Patent

Date

1865

Object Number

XII.4149

Provenance

not known

Physical Description

A four barrelled pocket pistol with blued barrel and nuckeled brass frame. Both have been foliate engraved. The two piece gutta grips are moulded with foliate design.

Dimensions

BarrelLength2.95 in
OverallLength5.45 in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 5145

Calibre

.25 in

Inscriptions and Marks

L.Frame: TIPPING AND LAWDEN. SHARPS PATENT.

Associations

Bibliographic References

English Pistols, p.64