Percussion pepperbox revolver, cal. .345 in., six barrelled, 8.40 long.

Made by Isaac Riviere, London (active1808-1851), circa 1845.

Physical Description

Nipples at right angles to barrels, good case-hardening colours present on barrels. Steel triggerguard, trigger and bar-hammer, framed chequered wooden grips secured by a single screw, flat butt, steel frame, engraved on both sides, down backstrap, on butt cap, triggerguard and on bar-hammer with various foliate motifs, has a shield to protect the nipples. Frame, hammer and other steel components have been previously lightly polished.

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