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A 19th Century Cased, English, 7mm, Pin Fire, 6 Shot Revolver.

Stock Number: 20170914

£1695.00 GBP

Offered for Sale is an English manufactured, 6 shot, 7mm, Pin Fire Revolver. It has a 2-12 inch round barrel, with the breech aspect hexagonal It has an open frame. The Cylinder has Birmingham proofs, and to the RHS aspect, is a hinged loading gate, and an ejector rod. There is a folding trigger. The grips are chequered walnut. Contained in a beautiful, fitted, figured Burr Walnut veneered case, with accessories. C 1870

Period

C 1870

Dimensions

See Text

Geographical area

UK and Ireland

Category: Firearms

Description

Offered for Sale is an English manufactured, 6 shot, 7mm, Pin Fire Revolver. It has a 2-12 inch round barrel, with the breech aspect hexagonal It has an open frame. The Cylinder has Birmingham proofs, and to the RHS aspect, is a hinged loading gate. There is a folding trigger. Action is strong, and indexing accurate to all 6 chambers. This revolver retains a high % of original blue, nitre finish, with thinning to the cylinder and frame. The butt/grip is of high quality chequered, walnut, and is in excellent condition. There is a simple push pull ejector rod to the RHS aspect of the frame. The o/a length is 6-3/8 inches.
Contained in a fitted, period, blue felt lined case. This has compartments, and the case has a hinged lid, and the exterior is to a figured, burr walnut, veneered finish. This is in vg condition, with a few minor dings of use, and now to a beautiful patina of age. The lid exterior has two inlaid, brass escutcheons. There is a working lock, with it’s key. Complete with a steel clearing/cleaning rod, an ebonised handled turnscrew, and a pewter, Dixons Oiler. The case measures
7-5/8 inchs x 5-1/2 inchs x 2 inchs. C 1870

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GB Millais Antiques

I have dealt in Antique Arms and Armour for about 35 years, and my interest began as a school boy during the 2nd WW.
After leaving my home town of Leicester, I went to University, and qualified as a Dental Surgeon at Guys Hospital in 1961 .
My main interests are British and North American Arms of the 18th, 19th,and early 20th Century, plus a few Continental items.
It was 13 years ago that I retired from Dentistry. However, I have continued running my Antiques business, initially while still in practice, and now make most of my sales online, but still exhibit at a number of specialized Antique Arms and Militaria Fairs eg .. Bisley, Bristol, and also at the IACF Fairs, at Ardingly, Sussex.
I also deal in Period Scientific Instruments, mainly of a military association, and have a full listing on www.fleaglass.com.

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