Object Title

Percussion six-shot revolver - Lang Improved Patent

Percussion six-shot revolver - Lang Improved Patent

Date

1854

Object Number

XII.1818

Provenance

Transferred from the United Services Museum 1963. Formerly museum no. 1090 . Presented to the United Service Museum by Daw & Co on the condition that in the event of the museum being broken up the pistol be returned

Physical Description

Gas seal model in which the cylinder cams into the barrel. It is browned overall with a one piece finely chequred wooden grip fitted with a butt cap box. The cylinder is engraved: Presented to the United Service Museum by Witton. Daw & Co. on condition that in the event of the museum being broken up the pistol to be returned

Dimensions

OverallLength13in
BarrelLength6.1in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.452 in (50 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with London proof marks

Associations

Places England

Notes

Witton. Daw & Co. endured until 1855 when it became Witton & Daw until 1860.