Object Title

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Colt Pocket Positive Model

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Colt Pocket Positive Model

Date

1911

Object Number

XII.5911

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Avon & Somerset Police, no.69.

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

BarrelLength68mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 51636

Calibre

.32 in Long Colt

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with London proofs

Associations

Places USA

Notes

According to the gun register of Harrods Ltd. this revolver was sold on the 17th June 1911 for 55/= (£2 15s) to J. Berkeley Rose. It was exported to him (It having obviously been purchased in abstensia) on the 2nd August 1911.