A Dutch Officer's 9.4MM Six-Shot Single-Action Centre-Fire Revolver
Lot 291*
A Dutch Officer's 9.4MM Six-Shot Single-Action Centre-Fire Revolver
By J.F.J. Bar, Delft, No. 2075, Circa 1880
Sold for £525 (US$ 662) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Dutch Officer's 9.4MM Six-Shot Single-Action Centre-Fire Revolver
By J.F.J. Bar, Delft, No. 2075, Circa 1880
With sighted barrel and top-strap, plain cylinder and frame (action defective), the latter stamped with maker's mark and 'WDW' inspector's mark each within an oval on one side, hinged loading-gate acting against an external spring, arbor-pin with chequered sprung-catch, trigger-guard and rounded butt, the latter with lanyard ring, rounded grips, and traces of original blueing
13.3 cm. barrel

Footnotes

  • Developed by the firm of J.F.J. Bar this revolver was based on the 1873 Model but with smaller dimensions. See H.E. Harder and W.A. Dreschler, Die Militärrevolver Der Niederlande, 1998, p. 176
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