A Cased Continental 120-Bore Five-Shot Self-Cocking Percussion Revolver Of Adams Patent 1851 Model Type
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A Cased Continental 120-Bore Five-Shot Self-Cocking Percussion Revolver Of Adams Patent 1851 Model Type
Sold for £2,000 (US$ 3,361) inc. premium
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A Cased Continental 120-Bore Five-Shot Self-Cocking Percussion Revolver Of Adams Patent 1851 Model Type
Circa 1860, Probably Liège
With blued octagonal sighted barrel engraved with foliage at the breech, top-strap engraved with foliage framing a vacant rectangular panel, plain cylinder, blued border engraved frame decorated with foliage, sprung safety-stop and arbor-pin catch, chequered figured rounded butt, blued engraved ovoidal butt-cap drawn-out to a diamond-shape, and most of its original finish: in original lined and fitted mahogany case with some accessories including brass-mounted flask, the exterior of the lid with circular vacant brass escutcheon
11.6 cm. barrel
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