Object Title

Percussion five-shot revolver - Tranter Adams Belt Model

Percussion five-shot revolver - Tranter Adams Belt Model

Date

1856

Object Number

XII.4949

Provenance

Bequeathed by J.B.P. Young, 1980

Physical Description

Built on an Adams frame, by Tranter, and fitted with his patent rammer, lockwork and double trigger. (Tranter paid Adams a royalty for use of the frame)

Dimensions

BarrelLength158mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 3530T

Calibre

.442 in (54 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

London proofs

Associations

Places Britain