Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK, visit our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref no 7869. A scarce American civil war era .36 calibre 6 shot Percussion revolver made by E. Whitney circa 1855-1860 with a 7.5 inch barrel. The barrel marked "E.WHITNEY. N.HAVEN". Two piece walnut grips and brass trigger guard. Good overall condition, showing some minor signs of use. The Whitney revolver was an early competitor of Sam Colt with around 50% of the total revolver production being purchased by the U.S, Government. Eli Whitney was truly a major arms manufacturer during the early years of firearms production in the United States of America. Overall length is approx 13inches. Action needs slight attention. This is an authentic American Civil War era percussion revolver. Ref 7869.This is an antique weapon and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom.
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