Object Title

Percussion five-shot revolver - Adams Model 1851

Percussion five-shot revolver - Adams Model 1851

Date

1853

Object Number

XII.4951

Provenance

Bequeathed by J.B.P. Young, 1980

Physical Description

A large framed revolver comprising a blued frame and five-shot cylinder.The grips are wooden and retained by a steel butt cap

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 142 in (360 mm), Width: 2 in (55 mm), Height: 5.8 in (150 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 7793R

Calibre

.497 in (38 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Barrel: Retailed by Deane Adams and Deane, London Bridge

Associations

Places Britain