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London Armoury Company Kerr's Patent Single Action Percussion Revolver, .45 caliber, serial number 6876, all visible serial numbers matching. Purported history to William Black, Company H, 3rd Alabama Cavalry, the Prattville Dragoons, a Company of men from the city of Prattville, and Autauga County, Alabama, organized for service during the American Civil War of 1861-1865 (purchased from a William Black descendent in Mobile, Alabama). Left side of barrel marked "LAC", left side of frame marked "London Armory", right side of frame marked "Kerr's Patent 6876", lock plate marked "London Armoury Co", cartouche with initials "AVC", butt plate marked "Wm. Black", standard British proof marks. Checkered English walnut stocks, octagonal barrel, iron mounted, checkered hammer, loading lever, butt plate with lanyard ring. Three ring binder containing letter from John Spicer, Champion Hill Relics about the gun, dated April 2, 2016 and complete history of Black included with lot. Barrel length – 6". Overall length – 11 1/2". Provenance: Estate of Jim Maconkey, Landrum, SC. CONDITION: Action holds at full cock, trigger is loose. No finish remaining to mountings. Checkering on stocks are well defined. Areas of loss to trigger guard.