Object Title

Rimfire seven-shot revolver - Tranter type, Pocket Model

Rimfire seven-shot revolver - Tranter type, Pocket Model

Date

1865

Object Number

XII.9678

Provenance

Presented by Hampshire Police, (Firearms Office). 10th October 1991

Physical Description

Brass framed with blued barrel, hammer and loading gate. The cylinder is steel. Two piece wooden grip. Loading gate on the right side. No trigger guard. Engraved on top of the barrel is: J. RIGBY & SON. DUBLIN.
The case is of walnut and is lined with blue baize. Inset into the lid is a brass shield

Dimensions

Dimensions: Pistol: Overall length: 6.25 in (160 mm), Barrel length: 2.5 in (63 mm), Case: Length: 7.25 in (185 mm), Width: 4.5 in (117 mm), Height: 2.8 in (47 mm) Weight: 10.25 oz. (0.3 kg): Case 13.75 oz (0.39 kg)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 6525

Calibre

.32 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped on the left side of the frame is TRANTER'S PATENT, 6525, on the front of the frame is W.T. The cylinder is stamped with Birmingham view marks

Associations

Places Britain