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    Sale 5426

    Antique Arms & Armour

    21 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 80

    A 60-BORE PERCUSSION SIX-SHOT SELF-COCKING TRANSITIONAL REVOLVER SIGNED POWELL

    CIRCA 1850

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    A 60-BORE PERCUSSION SIX-SHOT SELF-COCKING TRANSITIONAL REVOLVER SIGNED POWELL
    CIRCA 1850
    With signed blued octagonal sighted barrel engraved at the breech, retained by a wedge and with engraved blued sprung rammer fitted beneath, border-engraved cylinder, engraved case-hardened frame and bar-hammer, hinged trap-cover engraved with a flowerhead, chequered walnut grips, engraved trigger-guard, and some original finish, London proof marks.
    12½in (31.8cm)


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