Object Title

Replica percussion six-shot revolver - Colt Navy reproduction

Replica percussion six-shot revolver - Colt Navy reproduction

Date

1975

Object Number

XII.10281

Provenance

Presented by Sussex Police

Physical Description

A percussion revolver comprising brass frame and steel cylinder and barrel. The cylinder is not fluted and is roll engraved with a sea battle. The hammer and trigger are case hardened steel. The rammer is located under the barrel and is retained by a spring catch. The barrel is held in place by a wedge just forward of the cylinder. The grips are one piece varnished wood. Sights are a brass bead front and V notch in the hammer nose. The steel parts are blued

Dimensions

BarrelLength193mm
OverallLength337mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 36494

Calibre

.36 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Barrel; .44 CAL NAVY MODEL. EUROARMS BRESCIA MADE IN ITALY FOR BLACK POWDER ONLY. Italian proofmarks on frame and cylinder. Date stamped

Associations

Places Italy