Object Title

Centrefire five-shot revolver - Colt New House Model

Centrefire five-shot revolver - Colt New House Model

Date

1883

Object Number

XII.7150

Provenance

Possibly Amnesty 1946 or 1968

Physical Description

Blued overall with a polished hammer and a spur trigger. Fitted with a two piece chequred hard rubber grip. Engraved on the left side of the barrel is COLT HOUSE 38

Dimensions

BarrelLength57 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 15132

Calibre

.38 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with London proof marks

Associations

Places USA

Notes

About 4,000 of this model were made between 1880 and 1886