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Object Name Revolver
Catalog Number 0985.03.00180
Description Adams double-action revolver, caliber .455, five-shot percussion; blued steel frame, barrel and trigger guard; checkered walnut grip; "EDWD WHISTLER 11 STRAND LONDON" stamped on top of frame; "ADAMS PATENT, No 41039" on obverse frame; "1148" stamped on front face of cylinder; "No 41039" stamped on side of cylinder.
Dimensions L-12 inches
Owned John Thomson Mason
Owner Regiment CSS United States
CSS Hampton
CSS Shenandoah
Made Edward Whistler, London, England, Great Britain, United Kingdom
Provenance Revolver owned by John Thomson Mason, Midshipman, Confederate States Navy.
People Mason, John Thompson
Search Terms Confederate States Navy
Subjects Firearms