Object Title

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

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

Date

1885

Object Number

XII.3713

Provenance

Old Tower stores

Physical Description

Nickle plated overall with a blued trigger. The top of the barrel is engraved COLT'S PT. F.A. MFG. CO. HARTFORD CT. DEPOT 14 PALL MALL LONDON

Dimensions

BarrelLength140mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 13925

Calibre

.45 in

Inscriptions and Marks

London proof marks

Associations

Places USA

Notes

Produced from 1878 to 1905, by which time about 51,000 had been made.