Object Title

Rimfire self-loading pistol - Colt Woodsman copy

Rimfire self-loading pistol - Colt Woodsman copy

Date

1971-1999

Object Number

XII.11220

Provenance

Purchased from York Guns, 18 December 2000

Physical Description

A cased home manufactured Colt copy, comprising a blued receiver and barrel with target rearsight and blade foresight. The grips are two-piece wood, reatined by screws and the magazine differs from the Colt type by having a roller mechanism protruding from the front to ease removal. The cloth case has compartments for tools etc, most of which are empty although the left side compartment had a small OXO tin in which a complete set of spare working parts are fitted. These include springs, firing pin etc. Brmingham.

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.22 LR

Inscriptions and Marks

Only Birmingham proof marks.

Associations

Places Britain