Hyde and Goodrich New Orleans agent marked large frame cased Tranter revolver, serial number 8803, .45 caliber. Top of barrel and breech marked "W. Tranters Patent Hyde & Goodrich Agents for the United States South", left side of side-mounted loading lever and double trigger marked "W. Tranter Patent", right side of frame marked with serial number, cylinder marked with proper British proof marks. Checkered English walnut stocks, octagonal barrel, iron mounted with foliate engravings, side-mounted loading lever, standard front sight. Housed in a standard English Oak case with brass escutcheons, relined with green felt, containing Tranter's Patent items including a double cavity flask, cleaning rod, nipple wrench and screw driver (possibly not original to set), and tins of lubricating caps, composition, and candle wax, and James Dixon and Sons Sheffield bag flask and oilier. Includes three ring binder with College Hill Arsenal previous sale record. Barrel length – 6". Overall length – 12". Case – 2 1/2" H x 14 3/4" W x 7 7/8" D. Provenance: Purchased from College Hill Arsenal. Estate of Jim Maconkey, Landrum, SC. CONDITION: Double action works well. Engravings highly visible. Checkering to stocks well defined. Some finish on metal. Case in overall good condition.
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