Object Title

Centrefire five-shot revolver - Tranter Patent

Centrefire five-shot revolver - Tranter Patent

Date

1870

Object Number

XII.4712

Provenance

Transferred from the Ordnance Office, Tower of London, 3 November 1961. Forming part of a collection of obsolete and surrendered weapons being assembled at the Technical Stores Depot, Weedon. Authority for transfer being file 57/SA/3354 Ord 8B. From the Metropolitan Police, October 1961. Surrendered under Home Office appeal 1961 at Richmond Police station, part of V division.

Physical Description

Brass frame with blued barrel. The grips are of ivory. The weapon is fitted with Tranters 1868 patent ejector. The hammer and arbour latch are missing

Dimensions

BarrelLength78mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 58125

Calibre

.380 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Birmingham proof marks

Associations

Places Britain