A 6 shot 62 bore self cocking percussion pepperbox revolver
A 6 shot 62 bore self cocking percussion pepperbox revolver signed “W. A. Beckwith, London”, London proof marks. Squared nickel frame signed within ovals and with “Improved Revolving Pistol”, all amidst foliage, sliding safety catch. Finely chequered walnut butt, silver escutcheon engraved with owner’s initials “H.W.H”, sprung cap box lid in buttcap.
Overall length 8½” (21.5cms) Barrels 3¼” (8.5cms)
William Andrew Beckwith, 58 Skinner Street, Snow Hill, London 1802-1841.