Colt Navy Revolver - Six shot, percussion ignition

Colt Navy Revolver - Six shot, percussion ignition

Artist: Made by Samuel Colt Firearms Co.
Type: .36 caliber, Walnut stock, steel barrel, brass mounts
Year: c. 1860
Size/Dimensions: Length: 13"
Origin: Gift of Mrs. Roy Prather
Accession Number: 99.32.1

Colt model 1851 Navy revolver; .36 caliber, 6-shot cylinder, 7 1/2 inch octagonal barrel, attached loading lever, stamped "Colts patent" on left side of frame; cylinder stamped "Colts patent no. 3194"; barrel flat stamped "Address Col. Sam Colt New York U. S. America"; brass trigger guard, leaf sight, and back strap.

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Colt Navy Revolver - Six shot, percussion ignition