Object Title

Percussion six-shot revolver - Colt Dragoon Model 1848, Second Series

Percussion six-shot revolver - Colt Dragoon Model 1848, Second Series

Date

1851

Object Number

XII.1431

Provenance

Transferred via Amnesty 1946 from Command Ordnance Depot, Weedon (Weedon being the central collection point for all Police forces and surrendered weapons). Authority for transfer and issue is under War Office file no. BM/306/46/J.MF.57/Sa. Received February 1948

Physical Description

Believed to have been exhibited at the Great Exhibition of 1851

Dimensions

BarrelLength190mm
OverallLength355mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 9625

Calibre

.44 in

Associations

Places USA