Object Title

Centrefire five-shot revolver - Tranter conversion

Centrefire five-shot revolver - Tranter conversion

Date

1873

Object Number

XII.4688

Provenance

Possibly Amnesty 1968

Physical Description

Blued overall. The frame is an 1863 model altered to take a John Adams 1872 patent ejector. The serial number has been obscured by the loading gate spring, which also has been added. The left side of the frame is stamped with the inspectors initials HH

Dimensions

BarrelLength148mm
OverallLength311mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number ?0603

Calibre

.442 in (54 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with birmingham proofs

Associations

Places Britain