Object Title

Rimfire seven-shot revolver - Tranter Model No. 2

Rimfire seven-shot revolver - Tranter Model No. 2

Date

about 1865

Object Number

XII.1191

Provenance

Originally the property of H.R.H the Duke of Connaught and Strathearn. Presented by H.M. King George VI. 1942.

Physical Description

Cased example (case of walnut) retailed by Cogswell and Harrison of London. Single action with solid frame and sheath trigger. Octagonal barrel which is blued, the frame gilt (although now rather worn) with scroll foliage engraving and the cylinder bright. The accessories are missing.

Techniques

Mass manufacture, Gilding

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength1.75in.
BarrelLength44mm
OverallLength8.26in.
OverallLength210mm
OverallWeight0.57kg
OverallWeight1.4lb oz

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 2285

Calibre

.320 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Proof marks
Brimingham proof
Barrel & cylinder
Stamped
Retailer
COGSWELL & HARRISON, STRAND, LONDON
Barrel
Engraved
Patent
W.TRANTER'S PATENT
Frame
Stamped

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