Lot 952: * A SCARCE 10.4mm (SWISS) SIX-SHOT SERVICE REVOLVER, MODEL ''M1878'', serial no. 5466,
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
A SCARCE 10.4mm (SWISS) SIX-SHOT SERVICE REVOLVER, MODEL ''M1878'', serial no. 5466,
circa 1880, with 6in. octagonal barrel, ramp and dove-tailed blade fore-sight, sighting groove and raised notch to the top-strap, blued cylinder with short flutes and chequered finish to front, raised locking band around the centre, field strippable frame with double and single action facility, chequered hard rubber grips embossed with a Swiss cross device, lanyard ring to the heel-plate and guarded trigger, the whole an older arsenal re-finish; TOGETHER WITH its Thun arsenal marked leather full flap holster (some modifications to front).