Object Title

Rimfire seven-shot revolver - Tranter Patent

Rimfire seven-shot revolver - Tranter Patent

Date

1870

Object Number

XII.4686

Provenance

Transferred via Amnesty 1968 from Northumberland Police. no.93. Recieved November 1971.

Physical Description

Blued iron barrel, brass frame originally gold-plated, cylinder with milled band around centre, no part engraved. There is no extractor fitted.


The Case
Green paper lined wooden case containing a cleaning rod, and in the small compartment two full sized cartridges and two bulleted caps. The lid has a trade label and instructions for use

Dimensions

OverallLength6.1in
CaseLength7in
CaseWidth4.5in
BarrelLength2.45mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 10027

Calibre

.22 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Left of frame marked: W. Tranter's Patent.Barrel and cylinder have Birmingham view and proofmarks

Associations

Places Britain