Object Title

Percussion six-shot revolver - Starr

Percussion six-shot revolver - Starr

Date

1856

Object Number

XII.4763

Physical Description

A solid frame double action revolver, in 6 shot configuration. It is in bare metal, with one piece wooden grips. There is a hinged rammer underneath the barrel. Ths cylinder has unusual oval lock-stop holes machined into it. Overall condition is worn

Dimensions

BarrelLength163mm
OverallLength318mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 17841

Calibre

.44 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Frame: STARR ARMS CO NEW YORK. Right side: STARRS PATENT JAN 15 1856

Associations

Places USA

Notes

See Taylerson P252