Object Title

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Colt Double Action Frontier Model 1878

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Colt Double Action Frontier Model 1878

Date

1892

Object Number

XII.5917

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Lancashire Police, no.21.

Physical Description

Blued overall and fitted with a two piece chequered hard rubber grip

Dimensions

BarrelLength140mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 30337

Calibre

.476 in Eley

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with London proof marks

Associations

Places USA

Notes

Produced between 1878 and 1905, by which time about 51,000 had been produced.