A fine and rare cased 5 shot 120 bore Adams 1851 Model self-cocking percussion revolve

Stock Code: X1919

A fine and rare cased 5 shot 120 bore Adams 1851 Model self-cocking percussion revolver, 9” overall, blued octagonal sighted barrel 4⅜”, signed “Deane Adams & Deane. (Makers to H.R.H. Prince Albert,) 30, King William ST,,T London Bridge.” on the blued top flat and stamped with London proof marks. Border engraved blued frame decorated with scroll work on each side, the right side of the frame engraved “Adams’s Patent No,, 5215.(R)”, cylinder stamped with London proof marks and engraved with serial number “No,,’ 5215.R”. Blued spring safety catch, arbor pin and catch, blued border engraved trigger guard decorated with scroll work, blued trigger guard and butt straps, butt strap decorated with scroll work, trigger guard strap border engraved, blued trigger, very finely chequered, highly figured walnut butt with fluted horn butt cap. Very good working order and condition, retaining approximately 90% of its original blue finish. In its original green baize lined and fitted oak case (12" x 6¾") with plain, circular brass escutcheon on the lid and Deane, Adams & Deane trade label inside the lid, containing double cavity brass 120 bore mould for “tailed” bullets and balls stamped “Registered R. Adams 28 Nov. 1851”, cleaning rod with rammer, jag and worm ends, oil bottle by James Dixon & Sons, bag shaped copper flask by Dixon & Sons, turnscrew, nipple key with pricker, and soft leather cap bag with original Deane, Adams & Deane and Eley’s trade labels.


Circa 1853.


 The partnership of John Deane, Robert Adams and John Deane traded from 30 King William Street from 1851 until it was dissolved in 1856. It manufactured revolvers under Robert Adams' patents and was a contractor to the Board of Ordnance and to the East India Company.


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