Object Title

Rimfire breech-loading deringer - Colt Second Model

Rimfire breech-loading deringer - Colt Second Model

Date

1880

Object Number

XII.3715

Provenance

Possibly Amnesty 1946 or 1968

Physical Description

A small frame single shot pistol, with side opening barrel that opens to the right. It has a short spur hammer projecting above the frame, and an open trigger. The birdshead grip has two piece chequered wooden grips. An unlatching button is on the right side of the frame, which has some foliate engraving

Dimensions

Dimensions: Barrel length: 2.5 in (64 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 7481

Calibre

.41 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Barrel:COLTS PT FA MFG CO HARTFORD CT USA No2

Associations

Places America