Object Title

Percussion five-shot revolver - Colt Pocket Model 1849

Percussion five-shot revolver - Colt Pocket Model 1849

Date

1853

Object Number

XII.5490

Provenance

Old Tower collection

Physical Description

A small frame pistol with blued octagonal barrel, loading lever and frame. The rounded triggerguard and backstrap are both plain iron. The cylinder has the stagecoach scene engraved on it. Grips are one-pice walnut

Dimensions

BarrelLength158mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 7937

Calibre

.31 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Barrel: COL COLT LONDON. Barrel lug and cylinder bolt stop have C on them. London proofs

Associations

Places England