Object Title

Percussion six-shot revolver - Colt Navy Model 1851

Percussion six-shot revolver - Colt Navy Model 1851

Date

1855

Object Number

XII.3781

Provenance

Presented by the Inland Revenue, June 1974

Dimensions

BarrelLength190mm
OverallLength348mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 2115

Calibre

.36 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with WD beneath broad arrow

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

9,500 Navy Colts were ordered for the Navy in 1854, and 14,000 for the army in 1855.
Also see XII.3782 and XII.3783