Object Title

Rimfire seven-shot revolver - Tranter Model No. 2

Rimfire seven-shot revolver - Tranter Model No. 2

Date

1868

Object Number

XII.4684

Provenance

Transferred via Amnesty 1965 from the Metropolitan Police, S. 5.(F). Collected 21st December 1965

Physical Description

Spur trigger frame, blued overall with chequred wooden grips. Stamped on the left frame is Tranter's Patent and the initials of the inspector HH. The front of the frame is stamped WT (William Tranter)

Dimensions

BarrelLength88mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 10230

Calibre

.320 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with Birmingham proofs. Assembly no. 20 stamped on parts

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

See Paul S. Lederer 'William Tranter's Model No.2 Rimfire Revolver.'Arms Collecting, Vo.37, No.3 (Aug 1999)