Double Action Five-Shot Percussion Revolver (Part)

Production date
1860s
Description
Double action, five- shot, .450 inch calibre revolver, safety catch, loading leaver. Hexagonal 6 inch barrel. Markings: London proof and marks on barrel.
Loading method: muzzle loading.
Ignition system: percussion ball and cap firing.
Place/date of origin: [1860's].
Usage: Military.
Event/Place: Waikato Campaigns.
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Production date
1860s
Media/Materials
Percussion 5 shot double action revolver (relic) metal steel
Measurements
260mm length
152mm barrel length
Production place
Department collection type
Credit line
Waikato Historical Society Collection
Courtesy of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1964/189/12

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