Object Title

Rimfire five-shot revolver - Colt House Model, Round Cylinder

Rimfire five-shot revolver - Colt House Model, Round Cylinder

Date

1875

Object Number

XII.6730

Provenance

Transferred via Amnesty 1946 from COD Weedon. (Weedon being

Physical Description

Brass frame with polished barrel and cylinder. Fitted with a two piece walnut grip. The trigger is spur type

Dimensions

BarrelLength67mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 9137

Calibre

.41 in short

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with Birmingham proof marks

Associations

Places USA

Notes

About 10,000 of this model were made between 1871 and 1876, of which the round cylinder was the fewer and the later.