Object Title

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Colt Lightning Model 1877

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Colt Lightning Model 1877

Date

1884

Object Number

XII.3704

Provenance

Old Tower stores

Physical Description

Blued overall with a one piece chequred rosewood grip. Engraved on the side of the barrel is COLT D.A. 38. a long chequred cylinder pin is fitted

Dimensions

BarrelLength89mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 4925

Calibre

.38 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with London proof marks

Associations

Places USA

Notes

Manufactured from 1877 through 1909, by which time 166,849 had been made.