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Revolver - Pepperbox, James Rock Cooper, Birmingham, early 1840s Reg. No: ST 021951
- Percussion pepperbox revolver, cal. .400 in., six barrelled, 8.60 long, nipples in line with barrels.
Made by James Rock Cooper, Birmingham (active circa 1840-1853), early 1840s.
- Ring trigger and under-hammer, plain wooden grips secured by a single screw, rounded butt, steel frame, engraved on both sides and down backstrap with foliate scrolls.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
|Dimensions:||9.10 cm (Height), 3.70 cm (Width), 19.50 cm (Length)|
|Dimension Comment:||Barrel length: 8.60cm|
|Tagged with:||revolvers british, dum but|
|Themes this item is part of:||Arms Collection, William Cole Arms Collection, William Edwin James Cole, Gun Collector (1864-1952)|
|Primary Classification:||ARMS & ARMOUR|
|Inscriptions:||Engraved on L.H.side frame: J.R. COOPER/ PATENT
Stamped on breech end of barrels with Birmingham proofmarks.
|Model Name/Number:||(Pepperbox Ring Trigger)|
|Manufacturer:||James Rock Cooper (Gunmaker), Birmingham, England, Great Britain, early 1840s|
|Collector:||Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1864-1952
Refer to Notes tab on Party module for biographical details.
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