Object Title

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Tranter Army Model 1863

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Tranter Army Model 1863

Date

1866

Object Number

XII.4689

Provenance

Possibly Amnesty 1968

Physical Description

Frame blued overall with a bright hammer and ejector. Stamped on the left side of the frame is Tranter's Patent

Dimensions

OverallLength11.85in
BarrelLength154mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 33778

Calibre

.450 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with Birmingham proofs and Assembly no. 3 on all parts

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

See Paul S. Lederer 'William Tranter's Army Revolver, Model 1863.' Arms Collecting, Vol. 26, No. 3, Aug. 1988.