A Fine 54 Bore Cased Adams 1851 Percussion Revolver.
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12 ½” overall, 6 ¾” barrel signed ‘Deane Adams & Deane 30 King William St. London Bridge’ on the top flat and on the barrel angles ‘E & E Emanuel Agents 3 The Hard Portsea’. 5 shot cylinder with London proof. Frame border engraved, marked ‘Adams Patent No 12709 R’, folding Rigby rammer. Finely chequered walnut butt.
In its baize lined oak screwed case with round escutcheon, with all accessories including cap bag with label, Dixon powder flask, Adams bullet mould, oil bottle, turn screws, nipple key, wad cutter, bone box with spare nipples and loading rod. Deane Adams & Deane label in lid.
Good condition nearly all finish remaining, one barrel edge with some knocks, case and accessories in very good condition. Cap bag labels worn.
E & E Emanuel, The Hard, Portsea clockmakers also retailers of Swords, telescopes and many maritime instruments, by appointment to the Queen as clockmakers, also at 101 The High Street, Portsmouth from 1855.