British 45 caliber revolver

Object Number: 
1941.588
Date: 
1870-1890
Medium: 
Steel, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 3/4 in. ( 22.2 cm ) Part (barrel): 4 in. (10.2 cm)
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.
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group