Unusual Manton, London Marked Adams Type Double Action Revolver (AH5773)
Unusual Manton, London Marked Adams Type Double Action Revolver. Top flat of barrel is marked “Manton London” in very small lettering. 5-Shot in approximately .45 caliber. Adams type side lever for loading and Adams frame configuration but no Adams markings. This is a percussion revolver. Barrel length 5”. Grips are checkered and are in excellent condition. Cylinder has very good blue with numerous nicks and dings. Action works perfectly. This revolver is possibly a pistol sold by Manton under George and Gildon Manton in the 1854-1856 period when the Manton’s were at odds with each other and the quality of their work suffered.