Object Title

Rimfire seven-shot revolver - Tranter No. 2

Rimfire seven-shot revolver - Tranter No. 2

Date

1865

Object Number

XII.4702

Provenance

Possibly Amnesty 1968

Physical Description

Spur trigger frame blued overall, with a hammer safety button on the left side. The left frame stamped Tranter's Patent. The grips are chequered

Dimensions

BarrelLength88mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 2201

Calibre

.320 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Birmingham proofs. Assembly no.100

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

See Paul S.Lederer, 'William Tranter's Model No.2 Rimfire Revolver.' Arms Collecting, Vol.37, No.3, Aug.1999.