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Revolver - Transition, James Dougall, Glasgow, Scotland, circa 1850s Object Reg. No: ST 021965

Summary:
Transition revolver, cal. .368 inch.

Made by James Dalziell Dougall, Glasgow, Scotland, circa 1850s.
Description:
Six chambered cylinder, nipples at right angles to chamber, steel frame has shield to protect nipples, oval steel trigger guard, bar hammer offset to the right to allow sighting along barrel, v notch backsight, blade foresight. Chequered wooden grip, silver monogram plate, steel butt cap with cap recess. Barrel, cylinder & frame blued, mounts engraved with scrolls. Rifled (eighteen grooves), octagonal barrel 4 9/16 inches (116 mm) long, key fastened to cylinder pin by a flat key secured by a screw & supported by a bottom strap.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: revolvers british
Themes this item is part of: Firearms in Gold Rush Victoria, 1850s, Arms Collection, Firearms in Gold Rush Melbourne, 1850s, William Edwin James Cole, Gun Collector (1864-1952), William Cole Arms Collection
Primary Classification: ARMS & ARMOUR
Secondary Classification: Firearms
Tertiary Classification: handguns
Inscriptions: Stamped on barrel "J. D. Dougall. Glasgow." London proof marks.
Maker: James Dalziel Dougall (Gunsmiths), Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain, circa 1850s
Collector: F. Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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