A 6 shot 120 bore self cocking percussion pepperbox revolver

Item:
190
Region:
Britain
Type:
Firearms, Pistols
Description:
A 6 shot 120 bore self cocking percussion pepperbox revolver signed “J. Bentley. 12, South Castle Stt Liverpool. By Royal Letters Patent, Self Acting Pistol”, Birmingham proof marks, numbered “330”. Squared brass frame and brass grip strap engraved with foliage. Two piece polished walnut grips.
Metrics:
Overall length 7¼”, Barrels 3” (8cms)
Notes:
An advertisement dated 1841 declares “Joseph Bentley. Patentee and Manufacturer ..... the Improved Self Cocking, Revolving, Six Barrelled Pistol....at 12 South Castle Street, Liverpool”.
Price:
£845