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Revolver - Pepperbox, Birmingham, circa late 1840s Reg. No: ST 021959
- Percussion pepperbox revolver, cal. .350 in., six barrelled, 7.10 cm long.
No maker's name appears on the frame, barrels stamped with Birmingham proofmarks. Dated circa late 1840s.
- Steel oval triggerguard, trigger and bar-hammer, chequered wooden grips secured by a single screw framed by a steel diamond inlay with light engraving on R.H.side, flat butt with steel butt cap, steel frame, engraved on both sides, down backstrap, on butt cap, triggerguard, and on bar-hammer with simple, crude foliate scrolls and other motifs, has a shield to protect the nipples. Barrel at muzzle end has engraved border motif.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
|Dimensions:||9.10 cm (Height), 3.80 cm (Width), 19.20 cm (Length)|
|Dimension Comment:||Barrel length: 7.10cm|
|Tagged with:||revolvers british|
|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:||Barrels stamped with Birmingham proof and view marks.|
|Place & Date Made:||Birmingham, England, Great Britain, late 1840s|
|Collector:||Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1864-1952
Refer to Notes tab on Party module for biographical details.
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