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

BarrelLength2.95in
OverallLength5.45in

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