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Revolver - Colt 1873 Single Action Army, 1884 Object Reg. No: ST 023795

Summary:
Colt 1873 Single Action Army (SAA) or Peacemaker centrefire revolver, cal. .450 in., rifled round barrel 189 mm (7 1/2 inch) long with right hand side mounted ejector.

Made by Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co, Hartford, Connecticut. Serial number 95269, 1884.
Description:
Six chambered cylinder with standard length flutes, steel trigger guard, solid steel frame, steel back strap, wooden grips, blade front sight, loading gate on R.H.side. Knurling on hammer is framed in an inverted U. Barrel address is a Hartford address. Serial number 96269, loading gate is number 1705, cylinder numeral stamp illegible due to defective action. Three-line patent stamping on left hand side of frame.

Unusual patterning effect across all steel components, possible as a result of the steel quality. Action is defective.
Acquisition Information:
Unknown from Unknown
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 13.00 cm (Height), 4.00 cm (Width), 33.00 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Barrel length 18.90cm (7 1/2 in)

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Tagged with: revolvers american
Themes this item is part of: Colt Firearms in Colonial Victoria, 1850-1900, Arms Collection, Samuel Colt, Gunmaker (1814-1862), Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co., Gunmakers, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Primary Classification: ARMS & ARMOUR
Secondary Classification: Firearms
Tertiary Classification: handguns
Inscriptions: Stamped on barrel: COLT'S PT. F. A. MFG. Co HARTFORD CT. U.S.A
Stamped on L.H. side of frame: PAT. SEPT.19. 1871/ " JULY.2. -72/ " JAN.19. -75
Stamped on triggerguard L.H. side: 45 CAL

Serial No. -
Triggerguard: 95269; Frame: 95269; Butt: 95/ 269
Model Name/Number: 1873 Single Action Army (SAA) Model (Peacemaker)
Manufacturer: Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co, Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America, 1884

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