Percussion pepperbox revolver, cal. .350 in., six barrelled, 8.10 long, steel.

Made by Thomas Mace, Reading (active 1843-1850), circa mid-1840s .

Physical Description

Steel triggerguard, trigger and bar-hammer, framed chequered wooden grips with flaired lip at butt, vacant oval nickel silver escutcheon inlaid on back of grips, flat butt with nickel silver band and engraved inlaid nickel silver escutcheon, nickel silver frame, engraved on both sides, on triggerguard, and on bar-hammer with fine foliate scrolls and other motifs. Frame has some light scratching to nickel silver, light damage to upper right hand side, and foliate engraving on right hand.side has wear to lower forward portion of design. Percussion shield to protect the nipples also has some light damage to lower right hand side. Barrel at muzzle end has engraved border motif.

More Information