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Lot 6186: Engraved Westley Richards Patent Percussion Revolver

Very Rare Engraved Westley Richards Patent Five-Shot Self-Cocking Percussion Revolver

Auction Date: October 7, 2022

Lot 6186: Engraved Westley Richards Patent Percussion Revolver

Very Rare Engraved Westley Richards Patent Five-Shot Self-Cocking Percussion Revolver

Auction Date: October 7, 2022

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000
Price Realized:

Very Rare Engraved Westley Richards Patent Five-Shot Self-Cocking Percussion Revolver

Manufacturer: Westley Richards
Model: Percussion
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 80 bore
Barrel: 6 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
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Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

The Westley Richards Patent percussion revolver is amongst the rarest of the British percussion revolvers with a total production of only 323 five-shot revolvers recorded. This revolver was completed in circa 1854-55. The revolver incorporates British patent nos. 14027 of March 20, 1852 (mechanism) and 993 of May 3, 1854 (rack and pinion rammer). With octagonal barrel signed “WESTLEY RICHARDS. 170. NEW BOND ST. LONDON (PATENTEE)”, and side hammer with gravitating safety stop.

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