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

BarrelLength2.4in
OverallLength5.8in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

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.