Object Title

Percussion five-shot revolver - Colt Pocket Model 1849

Percussion five-shot revolver - Colt Pocket Model 1849

Date

1857

Object Number

XII.6268

Provenance

Transferred from TSD Weedon, 16 March 1961. Forming part of collection of obsolete and surrendered weapons available for disposal. Authority for transfer 57/SA/3354 Ord 8B dated 13 Mar 61.

Physical Description

A standard pocket pistol with blued octagonal barrel, loading lever and frame. The round trigger guard and backstrap have been plated. The cylinder carries the usual stagecoach scene

Dimensions

BarrelLength127mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 135223

Calibre

.31 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Barrel: SAML COLT NEW-YORK CITY

Associations

Places USA