Object Title

Flintlock revolver - By Powell

Flintlock revolver - By Powell

Object Number

XII.5221

Provenance

Manufactured c.1800. Purchased June 1984.

Physical Description

Box lock. Iron barrel with under-rib attached to central axis pin upon which the cylinder rotates. An iron shroud surrounds the rear of the cylinder and include the pan (to which the combined pan cover/frizzen hinges). Sliding locking pin on left side of lock, which must be slid home to properly align and lock the cylinder in place. Wooden rammer with horn cap. Simple outline/foliate incised decoration, scroll surrounding maker's name.

Techniques

Filing, Wood carving

Materials

Dimensions

OverallLength11.46 in.
OverallLength291 mm
OverallWeight0.675 kg
OverallWeight1.49 lb
BarrelLength4.9 in.
BarrelLength125 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

.37 in

Inscriptions and Marks

makers name
'POWELL' in scroll
lock right side
engraving

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