Object Title

Percussion six-shot revolver - Colt Navy Model 1851

Percussion six-shot revolver - Colt Navy Model 1851

Date

1855

Object Number

XII.6271

Physical Description

An octagonal barrelled Navy with roll-engraved cylinder scene,hinged rammer beneath the barrel and rounded triggerguard. The wooden grips are one piece

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall: 13 in (350 mm), Barrel: 5.5 in (152 mm), Width: 1.5 in (40 mm), Height: 135 mm Weight: 2lb 6 ozs (1 kg)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 28712

Calibre

.36 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Top of barrel: COLT COLT LONDON address. Chambers are eeach proof marked

Associations

Bibliographic References

Servern 'Colt Firearms' Foundation Press, 1954.