Object Title

Rimfire six-shot revolver - Colt Single Action Army Scout (SAA)

Rimfire six-shot revolver - Colt Single Action Army Scout (SAA)

Date

1970

Object Number

XII.11323

Provenance

Transferred via The National Museums Consortium from the Home Office Buy-In Scheme 1997. Nottinghamshire police no.1.

Physical Description

This is a Colt Model K-8200 Nickle plated except for the deep blue frame and ejector rod housing. The stocks are of American walnut. On the right side of the barrel is engraved Lawman Series - Wyatt Earp.
The presentation case is of wood covered with black leatherette. The cover is imprinted in gold depicting a scene identified with The gunfight at the OK corral. The box is lined with red velvet, the top with red satin

Dimensions

BarrelLength304mm
OverallLength433mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 872LWE

Calibre

.22 in Long Rifle

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with London view and proof marks

Associations

Places USA

Notes

There were 3,000 of these commemoratives made.