Patent: C Greves

Britain 474

A.D. 1860, 22nd February. № 474.


(This Invention received Provisional Protection only.)

PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left. by Charles Greves at the Office of the Commissioners of Patents, with his Petition, on the 22nd February 1860.

I, Charles Greves, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, do hereby declare the nature of the said Invention for “Improvements in Fire-arms,” to be as follows:—

My Invention relates to the description of fire-arms known as revolvers, and consists in such an arrangement of their several parts as will insure simplicity and economy of construction, efficiency of action, and diminution in the chances of their being deranged. For these purposes, I form the barrel, body, and back part of the gun or pistol in one solid piece of metal. To the cock [ attach a lifter to operate upon the revolving chamber; the trigger is so constructed as to act as trigger, sear, stop, and hold of cylinder. A side plate is formed in one piece with the guard, by the removal of which the works may be examined at any time. The revolving chamber is constructed and fitted in the usual manner.