A 54-Bore Baker's Patent Transitional Six-Shot Single-Action Percussion Revolver
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A 54-Bore Baker's Patent Transitional Six-Shot Single-Action Percussion Revolver
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Lot Details
A 54-Bore Baker's Patent Transitional Six-Shot Single-Action Percussion Revolver
By T.K. Baker, London, No. 1438, Circa 1852
With two-stage rifled barrel octagonal over half its length at the breech, cylinder with recessed nipples, foliate engraved rounded action signed within a foliate panel on one side and stamped with the patent date on the top of the action, nipple-shield with knurled forward edge, engraved hammer stamped 'Baker's Patent' on one side, thumbpiece safety-catch on the left of the action, foliate engraved trigger-guard and butt with rounded pommel, the back of the butt serial numbered within a foliate panel, and rounded finely chequered grips, Birmingham proof marks
13.6 cm. barrel

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