Object Title

Percussion five-shot revolver - Tranter 4th Model

Percussion five-shot revolver - Tranter 4th Model

Date

1868

Object Number

XII.1397

Provenance

Transferred via Amnesty 1946 from COD Weedon. (Weedon being the central collection point for all Police forces and surrendered weapons.) Authority for tranfer and issue is under War Office file no. GS(W)2/BM50/1 dated 5th April 1951.

Physical Description

Blued Adams patent frame with foliate engraving. The barrel is engraved G. W. Rivay, Presented by the Directors of the Blackheath Proprietary School. June Honoris Causa 1868. The left side of the frame is stamped with the inspectors initials HH. The wooden butt is stamped at the base: 1906

Dimensions

BarrelLength127mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 22792T

Calibre

.426 in (60 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with Birmingham proof marks and the parts with the assembly no.33

Associations

Places Britain