Object Title

Centrefire five-shot revolver - Colt New House Model

Centrefire five-shot revolver - Colt New House Model

Date

1884

Object Number

XII.3724

Provenance

Transferred from the Ordnance Office, Tower of London, 3 November 1961. Forming part of a collection of obsolete and surrendered weapons being assembled at the Technical Stores Depot, Weedon. Authority for transfer being file 57/SA/3354 Ord 8B.

Physical Description

Blued overall with a polished hammer and a spur trigger. Fitted with a two piece hard rubber grip. Engraved on the left side of the barrel is COLT HOUSE 41 and on the top of the barrel COLT'S PT. F.A. MFG CO. HARTFORD CT. U.S.A. DEPOT 14 PALL MALL LONDON

Dimensions

BarrelLength57mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 18589

Calibre

.41 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with London proof marks

Associations

Places USA