Object Title

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Kynoch patent

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Kynoch patent

Date

1886

Object Number

XII.4907

Provenance

Possibly Amnesty 1968

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

BarrelLength154mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 180

Calibre

.476 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with Birmingham proofs

Associations

Places England

Notes

Made to Henry Schlund's patent of 1885 and 1886 (the one that protects the double trigger inside the gaurd). The firm ceased trading in 1890, by which time it is believed up 600 were made.