Object Title

Percussion five-shot revolver - Daw's Army Model

Percussion five-shot revolver - Daw's Army Model

Date

1861

Object Number

XII.4757

Provenance

Possibly Amnesty

Physical Description

Two part frame and open toped, it was originally blued. The barrel is round with a flat top. The grip is of one piece Modelred wood

Dimensions

BarrelLength162mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 1826

Calibre

.442 in (54 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with London proofs

Associations

Places England

Notes

It is belived that the Daw revolver came in two main sizes. the Army at 54 bore and the Navy at 80 bore.