Object Title

Rimfire six-shot revolver - Tranter Army Model 1863

Rimfire six-shot revolver - Tranter Army Model 1863

Date

1867

Object Number

XII.4709

Provenance

Possibly Amnesty 1968

Physical Description

Blued overall and fitted with wooden grips. On the right side of the frame is engraved the initials TH. The left hand side of the frame is stamped with the inspectors initials HH and the front with WT. On the underside of the barrel is stamped the number: 2063

Dimensions

BarrelLength162 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 5504

Calibre

.442 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with Birmingham view and proof marks and the parts with the assembly no.41

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

See Paul S Lederer, 'William Tranter's Army Revolver, Model 1863', Arms Review, Vol. 26, No. 3, August 1988