Percussion pepperbox revolver, cal. .421 in., six blued barrelled, 11.30 long.

Made by John Blisset, London (active 1840-1877), late 1840s.

Physical Description

Steel oval triggerguard, trigger and bar-hammer, hammer broken, chequered wooden grips secured by a single screw framed by a steel inlay with light engraving, flat butt with steel butt cap, case-hardened steel frame and mounts, engraved on both sides, down backstrap, on butt cap, triggerguard, and on bar-hammer with fine foliate scrolls, has a shield to protect the nipples. Barrels at muzzle end have engraved border motif and are numbered at breech end 1 through to 6.

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