Object Title

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

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

Date

1887

Object Number

XII.3709

Provenance

Old Tower stores

Physical Description

Blued overall with a two piece hard rubber grip. The top of the barrel is stamped COLT'S PT. F.A. MFG. CO. HARTFORD CT. U.S.A. DEPOT 14 PALL MALL LONDON

Dimensions

BarrelLength140mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 18816

Calibre

.476 in Eley

Inscriptions and Marks

London proof marks

Associations

Places USA

Notes

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