~ Cased Maltby & Curtiss .32 Calibre Metropolitan Police 5 shot Rimfire Revolver ~
A scarce American Metropolitan police .32 calibre 5 shot revolver, produced by Maltby & Curtiss.
The hexagonal barrel is stamped on the top & left sides, the top side reads"Metropolitan Police". The left side reads “Maltby, Curtiss & Co, New York U.S.A., PAT J APR 235L878 Aug 28, 35”.
The grip is made of two pieces fitted on a chromed brass frame. They have been meticulously cast with various depictions of buildings, flowers, boats and animals.
It is housed within it’s original black leathered case, the initial “BWC” carved to the top of the lid.
~ Dimensions ~
The case has a width of 8.5 inches (21.6 cm) & a depth of 5 inches (12.7 cm).
The revolver has a length of 6.5 inches (16.5 cm). The barrel has a length of 3 inches (7.6 cm). It weighs 360 g.
The set weighs 715 g.
~ Condition ~
The revolver has minimal surface scratching but is in an overall excellent condition.
The grips are complete and damage free with minimum wear.
The revolver can be cocked and released though it occasionally sticks. It does not index.
The case is scuffed but remains in largely good order. The interior is clean.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £22 or it can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.