Percussion pepperbox revolver, cal. .410 in., six steel case-hardened barrells, 860 mm long.

Made by John Dickson, Edinburgh, Scotland, circa 1850.

Victoria Police assigned serial number: 40396VP.

Physical Description

Steel oval triggerguard, ring trigger and bar-hammer, fine chequered wooden grips with white substance in chequering on right hand side. Flat butt with slight flare and raised steel butt cap with cap recess and rich case-hardening colours, contains six spare nipples. Steel frame and mounts with rich case-hardening colours, richly engraved on both sides, down backstrap, on butt cap, triggerguard, and on bar-hammer with dense foliate scrolls. Has a shield to protect the nipples.

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