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    Sale 5426

    Antique Arms & Armour

    21 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 79

    A 54-BORE TRANTER'S PATENT FIVE-SHOT PERCUSSION DOUBLE-ACTION REVOLVER; A SIX SHOT PINFIRE SELF-COCKING POCKET REVOLVER; AND A WOODEN PRIMING-FLASK, TURKISH OR CAUCASIAN

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A 54-BORE TRANTER'S PATENT FIVE-SHOT PERCUSSION DOUBLE-ACTION REVOLVER; A SIX SHOT PINFIRE SELF-COCKING POCKET REVOLVER; AND A WOODEN PRIMING-FLASK, TURKISH OR CAUCASIAN
    19TH CENTURY
    The first lightly engraved with scrollwork, stamped 'W. Tranter's Patent' on both the frame and the rammer, and fitted with safety-catch, London proof marks (polished bright throughout, serial number rubbed, small patches of light rust); the second with blued fluted barrel-group, plain frame and folding trigger (grips replaced); and the flask with figured wooden body inlaid with brass nails and horn pellets enclosed by brass wire, and iron spring-closure (chemically cleaned).
    The first 12in (30.5cm) (3)


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