Object Title

Percussion five-shot revolver - Kerr 54 Bore Model

Percussion five-shot revolver - Kerr 54 Bore Model

Date

1864

Object Number

XII.5192

Provenance

Purchased at auction from Wallis & Wallis, sale no.288, lot no. 1092. 2nd November 1983.

Physical Description

Two piece frame originally blued and fitted with a one piece chequred wooden grip to which is attached a lanyard ring. The hammer is a replacement. . The left side of the frame is stamped LONDON ARMOURY. The retailer and serial number have been obscured. The wooden butt is stamped JS over an anchor, the mark for the Confederate States of America

Dimensions

BarrelLength147mm
OverallLength279mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 480

Calibre

.442 in (54 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Modelled with London proofs

Associations

Places England