Object Title

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Colt New Service Model

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Colt New Service Model

Date

1912

Object Number

XII.10937

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1996. From Dorset Police, no.12.

Physical Description

Originally blued overall with a two piece chequred hard rubber grip. A lanyard ring is fitted. On he left side of the barrel is stamped NEW SERVICE 44 RUSSIAN CTG

Dimensions

BarrelLength140mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 56474

Calibre

.44 in Russian

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with London proof marks

Associations

Places USA

Notes

In excess of 356,000 were produced between 1898 and 1944.