Object Title

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Model BH by Beistegui Hermanos

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Model BH by Beistegui Hermanos

Date

1933

Object Number

XII.11261

Provenance

Transferred to the Royal Armouries via the National Museums Consortium from the Home Office Firearms Compensation Scheme, 1997

Physical Description

A copy of a Smith & Wesson Model 10 M & P. It is heavily engraved and gold plated. The grips are of real pearl with an inset medallion with script BH. The top strap is engraved Richard C. Doane, the barrel Fca de Beistegui Hermanos Eiber Spain. On the right side of the frame is an redition of the seal of the USA

Dimensions

BarrelLength113 mm
OverallLength240 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 1

Calibre

.38 in Long

Associations

Places Spain

Notes

There is a possibility that this was a gift from a notable Mexican to an American, Richard C. Doane.