Object Title

Percussion six-shot revolver - Lang patent

Percussion six-shot revolver - Lang patent

Date

1854

Object Number

XII.4161

Provenance

Possibly Amnesty 1968

Physical Description

This is a gas seal revolver in which the cylinder cams into the barrel. It is browned overall with a one piece finely chequred wooden stock fitted with a butt cap box. The frame has foliate decoration

Dimensions

BarrelLength147mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.442 in (54 bore )

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with London proof marks

Associations

Notes

James Beattie moved into 205 Regent St. in 1851 and changed name in 1865 to James Beattie & Son. Prior to 1851 he traded at 223 Regent St.