Object Title

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Colt Frontier Model 1878 Double Action

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Colt Frontier Model 1878 Double Action

Date

1890

Object Number

XII.3710

Provenance

Transferred via Amnesty 1968 from Northumberland Police. no.25. Recieved November 1971

Physical Description

Blued overall and fitted with a two piece chequred hard rubbmodelip. The top of the barrel is engraved COLT'S PT. F.A. MFG. CO. HARTFORD CT. U.S.A. DEPOT 14 PALL MALL LONDON.

Dimensions

BarrelLength140mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 25003

Calibre

.476 in Eley

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with london proof marks

Associations

Places USA

Notes

Produced between 1878 and 1905, by which time about 51,000 had been made.