Object Title

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Adams Model 1872

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Adams Model 1872

Date

1882

Object Number

XII.5821

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Dyfed Powis (Wales) Police, no.15.

Dimensions

BarrelLength154mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 17278

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped on the cylinder is C455 (probably the calibre)

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

This is a .455 in. calibre version of the standard .450 Boxer. It was also probably sold by Adams Smallarms Co. successor Adam's Patent Smallarms Manufacturing Co. This change took place in 1881.