Object Title

Centrefire six-shot military revolver - French Service Model 1873

Centrefire six-shot military revolver - French Service Model 1873

Date

1880

Object Number

XII.4109

Provenance

Transferred via Amnesty 1968 from Sussex Police. May 1968

Physical Description

Originally polished bright

Dimensions

BarrelLength114mm
OverallLength241mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number H14750

Calibre

11 mm

Associations

Places France

Notes

Adopted for service in August 1873 and production ceased in 1885, by which time 334,749 revolvers had been made.