Object Title

Rimfire seven-shot revolver - Colt Open Top Pocket Model

Rimfire seven-shot revolver - Colt Open Top Pocket Model

Date

1875

Object Number

XII.9471

Provenance

Presented 29.4.1991.This item is one of twenty that make up the donor's gift.

Physical Description

Brass frame with a two piece wooden grip. The barrel and cylinder are blued. The foresight is of german silver

Dimensions

OverallLength146 mm
BarrelLength64 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 65932

Calibre

.22 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped on top of the barrel is COLT'S PT. F.A. MFG. Co HARTFORD. CT. U.S.A

Associations

Places USA

Notes

Total production for this model was approximately 114,200 units. Manufactured from 1871 through 1877; sold in quantity into the mid 1880's.