Object Title

Centrefire six-shot military revolver - Adams Mk.III

Centrefire six-shot military revolver - Adams Mk.III

Date

1879

Object Number

XII.4741

Provenance

Formerly part of the collection held at COD Weedon, tansferred 1927. 1927 Weedon cat.no. 423, 1928 Weedon cat. no 377.

Physical Description

The butt is cut for a shoulder stock. stamped on the left frame is '5.79' . On the left frame knuckle is broad arrow over WD over III.

Dimensions

BarrelLength152mm
OverallLength298mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 14636

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Painted 377 on cylinder.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Introduced into service in 1872