Object Title

Percussion five-shot revolver - Adams Model 1851

Percussion five-shot revolver - Adams Model 1851

Date

1852

Object Number

XII.900

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Engraved on topstrap and barrel Deane Adams & Deane (Makers to HRH Prince Albert) 30 King William St. London Bridge

Dimensions

BarrelLength191mm
OverallLength368mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 8831R

Calibre

.497 in (38 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Frame no.4470 (beneath grip)

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

The Adress 'Makers to HRH Prince Albert' was used in 1851 and early 1852.