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English Tranter pocket revolver

 
Higher Level Record: 1978.175
ID Number: 1978.175.1
Title: English Tranter pocket revolver
Title Type: assigned
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: revolvers (firearms)
Collection Type: Weapons & Firearms
Artist/Maker: Tranter, William, 1816-1890 (maker) -- More information, Birmingham, England
Hyde & Goodrich (retailer), New Orleans, Louisiana
Date: ca. 1860
Materials: steel (alloy)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions: 5 x 8.5 inches
Object Description Steel revolver with engraved decoration and textured wooden handle.
Label Text: Goods of Every Description: Shopping in New Orleans, 1825-1925 2016-09-23
W. Tranter patent pocket revolver
ca. 1860; steel, wood
by William Tranter (Birmingham, England)
Hyde & Goodrich, retailer (New Orleans)
The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1978.175.1
Extent: 1 item
Acq. Credit Line: The Historic New Orleans Collection
Inscription(s): impressed on cylinder
"[crown] / V"
impressed on cylinder
"[crown] / P"
number engraved on side
"No 8216T"
maker's mark engraved on side
"W. TRANTER / PATENT"
engraved on side
"W. TRANTER'S PATENT MADE FOR HYDE & GOODRICH, NEW ORLEANS"
Collection Theme(s): Retail
Subjects: Firearms.
Condition: Fair
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