|Nichols and Childs|| ||Conway||Massachusetts||1838||1840|
|707||April 24, 1838|| Patent drawing
Patent drawing, page 2
Specification 2nd page
Specification 3rd page
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.34 caliber percussion, 6 shot Belt Model Single ActionRevolver, 5 7/8 half round half
octagonal barrel, marked NICHOLS & CHILDS/PATENT/CONWAY/MASS.
The cylinder revolves as the hammer is pulled. The lever on the left side of the frame serves to force the cylinder forward to engage barrel breech on firing.
It is believed that only 25 revolvers have been made.
right side closer look
.40 caliber rifles with kentucky style buttstocks and patchbox, hand revolved
About 150 rifles and shotguns were made.