Object Title

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Colt Pocket Positive

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Colt Pocket Positive

Date

1912

Object Number

XII.11377

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From the Metropolitan Police, no.68.

Physical Description

Blued overall with a two piece hard rubber grip. Stamped on the left side of the barrel is POCKET POSITIVE 32 COLT CTG

Dimensions

Dimensions: Barrel length: 2.5 in (63 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 57177

Calibre

.32 in Long Colt

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with London proof marks

Associations

Places USA

Notes

The accession number XII.5908 has, in fact, been allocated to a Guedes pattern rifle in the Bowyer Tower store. No Colt revolver of this number can be found in Study Collection o13 on this date 17/11/1991. MSH.


This situatuation was remedied by re-numbering the Colt revolver as XII.11377. PGS 23 January 2003