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Tranter
StÝckel: William Tranter Birmingham + London 1816 - 1890
received countless patents, his main patent is the double trigger revolver January 28, 1853, # 212;
Taylerson The Revolver, chapter XVIII,
Tranter Cartridge Revolver: Model 1868 with early style ejector,

 

 

Tranter Model 1868, solid frame double action spur trigger revolver with early style TRANTER PATENT marked ejector, serial # 38013, caliber .380, 4Ĺ" barrel with fixed front sight and retailer inscription on top flat E.M Reilly & Co. 502 Oxford St. London, StÝckel: 1830 - 1858, additional proof stamps and 380 on the left, the frame and barrel show almost 100% original glossy bright blue, the 5-shot cylinder is aged case hardening, and crisp checkered grips.
A rare revolver in exceptional condition.
$3,350.

58066

Tranter Model 1868, solid frame double action spur trigger revolver with the extractor  later version stored inside the cylinder arbor. Serial # 58066, caliber .450, 4Ĺ" octagonal barrel with fixed front sight. The real interesting thing is the RMA Royal Marine Artillery unit marking on the right side! With proof stamps. The finish is "gun metal gray" with fine checkered grips and lanyard ring.
In good working order and with the RMA marking  very rare, NRA very good condition.   
1,575.

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