Rare British Transitional Percussion 6 shot revolver with a side mounted bayonet.

Rare British Transitional Percussion 6 shot revolver with a side mounted bayonet.

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This is an original condition antique British Transitional Percussion 6 shot revolver with a side mounted bayonet. Circa 1830s to 1840s. The calibre is around .38. It has British proofs and has a good working action that indexes every time.The design utilises the pepper box action with a bar hammer, and was the forerunner to the open framed revolvers. It has hand engraved scroll borders, finely chequered hardwood grips, and a lovely patina to the finish. On top of the barrel it is marked "IMPROVED REVOLVER" and on the under side is what looks to be the maker or retailers name "Wilkes Leeds" who were gunmakers with premisses in Wade Street in Leeds.

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: 1TRK8

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