British 45 caliber revolver

British 45 caliber revolver
Title
British 45 caliber revolver
Date 
1870-1890
Medium 
Steel, wood
Dimensions 
barrel length: 4 in. ( 10.2 cm ) Overall: 8 3/4 in. ( 22.2 cm )
Description 
Steel and wood revolver; octagon barrel with bladed front sight; checkered wood grips with swivel lanyard ring on butt; blued steel barrel, cylinder, and frame; engraved arrows on left side of barrel; stamped marks on cylinder.
Credit Line 
Gift of Enoch G. Megrue
Object Number 
1941.588
Marks 
stamped: cylinder: possibly a crown above two crossed sticks or scepters. If so, than the mark is a post-1813 Birmingham, England barrel proof.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group