qsy-complains-a-lot: Adams 1851 revolver Manufactured by Deane,…

qsy-complains-a-lot:

Adams 1851 revolver

Manufactured by Deane, Adams and Deane c.1853 and presented by Lt. Governor John Russell Colvin to Ram Singh II,

Maharaja of Jaipur – serial number No.7199/R.
.52 cap and ball six-shot cylinder, double action, matte black finish, gold inlays on every square millimeter of steel, ivory grip with cabochon’d rubies.

Must have been nice being a ruler in 19th century India.
For a while at least.