An 80-Bore Adams Patent Five-Shot Self-Cocking Percussion Revolving Carbine
Lot 282
An 80-Bore Adams Patent Five-Shot Self-Cocking Percussion Revolving Carbine
Sold for £5,625 (US$ 8,802) inc. premium

Lot Details
An 80-Bore Adams Patent Five-Shot Self-Cocking Percussion Revolving Carbine
By Deane, Adams & Deane, 30 King William St.t., London Bridge, No. 11.640.R., Circa 1855
With browned twist octagonal barrel leaf-sighted to 150 yds. and rifled with five shallow grooves, serial numbered cylinder engraved with a band of guilloche around the forward edge, blued frame with hammer-hood and both engraved with scrolling foliage, the former engraved 'Adams' Patent No. 11.640.R.' on one side, flash-shield on the left side, sprung arbor-pin catch and safety-stop, figured butt (some bruising) with chequered grip, foliate scroll engraved blued iron mounts (some loss of finish) comprising butt-plate and D-shaped trigger-guard with chequered forward edge, and some original finish, London proof marks
53.5 cm. barrel
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