Object Title

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Smith & Wesson No.3 'American'

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Smith & Wesson No.3 'American'

Date

1870

Object Number

XII.3538

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Silverplated frame engraved with foliate scrolls and shells. Cylinder gold plated with engraving en-suite. Cock and trigger guard also gilt. The grips are of ivory. The barrel is round with five grooves and a raised sighting rib.

Techniques

Forged, Cast

Materials

Dimensions

OverallLength13.5in.
OverallLength343mm
OverallWeight1.16kg
BarrelLength8in.
BarrelLength203mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 21185

Calibre

.44 in

Associations

Places USA