Object Title

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Kynoch's patent

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Kynoch's patent

Date

1887

Object Number

XII.4906

Provenance

Possibly Amnesty 1968

Physical Description

Hammerless and blued overall. The grip is one piece chequred wood fitted with a lanyard ring. The serial number is stamped on the butt forestrap

Dimensions

BarrelLength154mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 367

Calibre

.476 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with Birmingham proofs

Associations

Places England

Notes

Made to Henry Schland's patents of 1885 and 1886 (which protects the double triggers inside the guard.). The company ceased trading in 1890, by which time about 600 of the revolvers had been made.