Object Title

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

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

Date

1885

Object Number

XII.9589

Provenance

Presented 29.4.1991.This item is one of twenty that make up the donor's gift.

Physical Description

Nickel plated with blued trigger and hammer. The grip is a two piece hard rubber type

Dimensions

BarrelLength181 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 14970

Calibre

.45 in Colt

Associations

Places USA

Notes

There is a query on the identification of this revolver as there are none of the usual marks found on Colts, such as name, patent dates or calibre.