Object Title

Centrefire five-shot revolver - Colt New House Model

Centrefire five-shot revolver - Colt New House Model

Date

1883

Object Number

XII.3722

Provenance

Transferred via Amnesty 1965 from the Metropolitan Police. 21st December 1965

Physical Description

Blued overall with a spur trigger and fitted with a two piece polished rosewood grip

Dimensions

BarrelLength57 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 16167

Calibre

.41 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with London proof marks

Associations

Places USA

Notes

About 4,000 of this model were made between 1880 and 1886 and a large number were shipped to England.