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Antique Lg-Bore Tranter ''Bull Dog'' Style Revolver

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:450.00 USD Estimated At:NA
Antique Lg-Bore Tranter ''Bull Dog'' Style Revolver
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Antique Large-Bore Tranter ''British Bull Dog'' Style Double Action Revolver, #58320, .450 CF cal., 2.675'' octagonal barrel with blade front sight and border-engraved muzzle, dealer marked ''Cogswell & Harrison/223 & 224 Strand, London'' on right angled flat, and ''450'' flanked by proof marks on left; plain round 5-shot cylinder; solid frame has fine double-line border engraving with a flower at hammer screw on both sides, is marked ''*Tranter*/Patent'' in an oval and ''58320'' at left breech; spring-actuated cylinder pin (swivels left for cartridge ejection), release lever below and a right-side hinged loading gate, large loop trigger guard, and integral grip straps with lanyard loop on oval buttplate; one-piece varnished checkered walnut grips. Condition is very good+. Metal surfaces retain no original finish but an overall bright gunmetal color with sharp edges, engraving and markings. Grips are excellent showing sharp checkering, lovely grain and all original finish. Action is tight and crisp; bore is brilliant with sharp rifling. Est.: $900-$1,200. (Antique)