Object Title

Percussion six-shot revolver - Transitional type

Percussion six-shot revolver - Transitional type

Date

1852

Object Number

XII.4156

Provenance

Possibly Amnesty 1968

Physical Description

This transition type model was originally browned overall with a one piece finely chequred wooden grip fitted with a butt trap. The barrel is fitted with a sprung rammer and is engraved onthe top flat: Improved Revolver

Dimensions

BarrelLength3.8in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.360 in (100 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with Birmingham proof marks

Associations

Places England

Notes

A pink paper label marked 'Tower of London' removed 14th July 1977.