Object Title

Percussion five-shot revolver - Dean Harding Army Model

Percussion five-shot revolver - Dean Harding Army Model

Date

1861

Object Number

XII.4761

Provenance

Possibly Amnesty 1968

Physical Description

Two part frame blued overall with polished hammer, trigger and rammer, fitted with a one piece chequred wooden grip. The frame is stamped with Dean's inspectors stamp DH

Dimensions

BarrelLength152mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 15254P

Calibre

.442 in (54 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with London proofs

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Hardings patent was dated March and May 1858.
It is possibly that this revolver was made for Deane's by Pryse & Redmam, under licence, hence the P suffix to the serial number.