Object Title

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Pocket Model

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Pocket Model

Date

1927

Object Number

XII.10457

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Cheshire Police, no.77

Physical Description

A small frame revolver comprising a shrouded double action lock with six shot cylinder, loaded by means of a sprung gate on the right side. The trigger folds flat when not in use, and must be manually lowered to fire the pistol. The barrel is very short, and has an ejection rod mounted underneath. The grips are chequered black plastic, the right grip being cracked with an edge missing. Sights are rudimentary, comprising a V notch rear and small blade front

Dimensions

OverallLength127mm
BarrelLength40.6mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

6.35 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Right breech: AE*, date stamped for 1927

Associations

Places Spain