Object Title

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Le Vaux

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Le Vaux

Date

1880

Object Number

XII.10677

Provenance

Presented by Sandwell Museums (after closing down), via West Midlands Police, 10th September 1994.

Physical Description

Blued overall with a top break action. The cammed extractor is of plate form

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 1277

Calibre

.38 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Birmingham proof marks

Associations

Places Belgium

Notes

D.D.Levaux is probably the patentee or inventor as no record can be found of a manufacturing firm of that name. In fact this model has been somewhat of a mystery to contemporary authors.