Object Title

Rimfire five-shot pistol

Rimfire five-shot pistol

Date

1880

Object Number

XII.5219

Provenance

Purchased 10th June 1984

Physical Description

Built to Riders patent no.118 of 1871. Fitted with plain polished wood grips and a nickle plated octagonal barrel

Dimensions

BarrelLength2.4 in
OverallLength5.8 in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible

Calibre

.32 in extra short (5 groove)

Associations

Places America

Notes

Some 10,000 to 15,000 of these pistols were manufactured by Remington between 1871 and 1888.