With blued round barrel signed in full on the full-length sighting flat and engraved with sprays of scrollwork at the breech and muzzle, rifled with five grooves, serial numbered case-hardened cylinder numbered from '1' to '5' on the front face, blued frame profusely engraved with scrollwork within borders of running foliage, blued hammer with chequered spur and integral flash-shield, chequered figured walnut butt, case-hardened border and scroll engraved spurred grip-strap and butt-cap, the latter with lanyard loop, border and scroll engraved trigger-guard retaining traces of original blued finish, and case-hardened rammer, retaining nearly all its original finish throughout, London proof marks, in original fitted mahogany case lined in green baize with accessories including a brass double-cavity bullet mould, brass loading rod with worm and fine Hawksley revolver flask, the lid with George H. Daw trade label, the exterior with circular escutcheon
5 3/8in. (13.7cm.) barrel
Ex-Warren Anderson Collection (previously sold at Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco on 14 July 1992 as lot 1402). Ex-Capt. Hugh Roberts Collection (Christie's London, 30 April 2013, lot 129).