A 54-BORE WEBLEY SOLID FRAME DOUBLE ACTION PERCUSSION REVOLVER, SIGNED D. HUGHES, CEYLON, CIRCA 1860, serial no. 5148,
with 6in. octagonal Birmingham proofed, sighted barrel with multi-groove rifling, the top flat signed 'D. HUGHES CEYLON', fitted with Kerr style lever rammer, borderline engraved frame engraved on the left 'PATENT NO 5148', five shot cylinder, two piece chequered walnut grips, the pistol is quite sharp overall with some fading finish, action at fault
Provenance: The original owner of this revolver Mr D Hughes was a tea planter and manager of the Templestowe Tea Estate circa 1870. The Templestowe Estate was and is a tea estate of great repute.
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