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Revolver - Percussion, Herman, Liege, Belgium, circa 1856 Reg. No: ST 021971
- Percussion revolver, double action, cal. 8 mm., rifled (6 grooves octagonal barrel 140 mm long.
Possibly made by David Herman, Liege, Belgium. circa 1856.
- Barrel screwed to cylinder pin & secured by thumb screw to bottom strap. Six chambered cylinder, open frame, oval trigger guard, chequered wooden grip, steel butt cap.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
|Tagged with:||revolvers belgian, f. dumoulin|
|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:||Stamped on barrel lug "David H- Brevete".
Belgian proof mark on cylinder, Belgian inspection mark on barrel & cylinder: Ccrown/U".
Serial number LN 1069 on barrel lug & right hand side of frame, also numbered 2890 on barrel lug.
|Manufacturer:||David Herman (Gunsmiths), Liège, Belgium, circa 1856|
|Collector:||Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
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