Object Title

Percussion six-shot revolver - Colt Brevette Navy Model 1851

Percussion six-shot revolver - Colt Brevette Navy Model 1851

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

XII.5793

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Humberside Police, no.15.

Physical Description

A good copy of a Navy revolver with blued octagonal barrel, loading lever and frame. The cylinder, cylinder frame, trigger and backstrap are decorated with a scroll pattern and the oval triggerguard and backstrap are plated. The cylinder has also been egraved with arrows, which match in form, the frame engraving

Dimensions

BarrelLength140mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 5734

Calibre

.36 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Barrel: COLT/BREVETTE. Belgian proofs

Associations

Places Belgium