Object Title

Percussion five-shot revolver - Adams Model 1851

Percussion five-shot revolver - Adams Model 1851

Date

1852

Object Number

XII.4721

Provenance

Possibly Amnesty 1968

Physical Description

Frame manufactured by William Tranter (WT stamped beneath butt). The topstrap and barrel engraved Deane Adams & Deane (Makers to HRH Prince Albert), 30 King William St, London Bridge. A small amount of foliate and scroll engraving has been applied to the frame

Dimensions

BarrelLength160mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 7172R

Calibre

.442 in (54 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Frame no.6376 (stamped beneath grip)

Associations

Places Britain