Rare Deane Adams & Deane Percussion Revolver

Rare Deane Adams & Deane Percussion Revolver

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This is a rare and original Deane Adams & Deane ,1851 Patent double action percussion revolver, chambered in .44. It dates to the early 1850s. It reads on the top strap "Deane Adams & Deane Makers to H R H (His Royal Highness) Prince Albert 30 King William St London Bridge". It has a six inch octagonal barrel, five shot capacity and its original Walnut checkered grips, plus London proof stamps on the barrel and cylinders and matching numbers . All parts are hand engraved with a floral pattern and the frame is marked "Adams Patent No 6826R'". The Adams revolvers were the first to use solid frames, a spurless hammer and a double-action only system. The barrel is in very good condition with strong rifling throughout. When this revolver was originally retailed it would have been purchased by a "gentleman" of considerable wealth and standing within the community. As a private purchase, they were used by British officers during the Crimean War (1853 to 1856).

Chambered in an obsolete calibre it can be owned live without any form of license. It has a full working action and can be cocked, stripped and dry fired.

It is not deactivated in any way and is being sold as a collectors piece only.

To order Call 01547 529093 or 05603 416575 or email sales@deactivated-guns.co.uk.

Product Code: 44DF8