A fine and rare cased 5 shot 50 bore Tranter Patent First Model self-cocking percussion revolver

Stock Code: X1920

 A fine and rare cased 5 shot 50 bore Tranter Patent First Model self-cocking percussion revolver, 11⅞" overall, blued octagonal sighted barrel 6⅝" engraved around the muzzle and with scrolling foliage on each side of the breech and stamped with London proof marks, foliate and border engraved blued top flat signed “Garden & Son, Piccadilly, London”. Blued border engraved frame, trigger guard and trigger guard butt strap, all profusely decorated with foliate scrollwork, case hardened butt strap, border engraved and profusely decorated with foliate scrollwork, the right side of the frame engraved “Adams’ Patent N°,, 20,868Y”, the front frame stamped “50”, case hardened profusely scroll and border engraved cylinder stamped with London proof marks, blued safety catch, arbor pin and catch, bright patent double trigger stamped in an oval “W. Tranter’s Patent No. 861”. Finely chequered walnut butt with case hardened foliate engraved butt cap. Very good working order and condition, retaining virtually all its original finish. In its original green baize lined and fitted mahogany case (14¼"x7⅝") with side catches and circular brass escutcheon on the lid engraved “Wm,, Mant Coghlan Bombay C.S.”, containing bag shaped copper flask by James Dixon & Sons, double cavity brass 50 bore mould for pointed bullets stamped in an oval “W. Tranter’s Patent No. 50”, cleaning rod with rammer, jag and worm ends, case hardened and bright Tranter patent detachable rammer stamped “W. Tranter’s Patent”, unusual nonagonal oil bottle by G & J. W Hawksley, turnscrew, nipple key with pricker, Eley Bros. japanned cap tin containing caps, japanned tin of Tranter lubricating composition, turned rosewood nipple box containing five spare nipples, bullets cast from the mould and some original 50 bore balls, and the case key.

 

 

Circa 1854.

 

 William Tranter traded from 13 St. Mary's Row Birmingham from 1849 to 1875, and between 1853 and 1865 was granted six British patents relating to revolvers and their accessories. He was licensed by Deane, Adams & Deane to make complete Adams' self-cocking revolvers and to use Adams' patented frame for his own revolvers.

 

Garden & Son traded from 200 Piccadilly from 1852 to 1888.

 

William Mant Philip Coghlan was a judge in the Bombay Civil Service from 1854 to 1881.

 

This revolver is listed in “William Tranter Birmingham 1849-1890” by Wolfgang Berk, page 55.

 

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Price: £6,750.00

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