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Revolver - Colt 1862 Police, 1869 Reg. No: ST 023874
- Colt 1862 Police model percussion revolver, cal. .36 in., rifled round barrel 113 mm (4 1/2 inch) long with 'creeping' loading lever attached.
Made by Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co, Hartford, Connecticut. Serial number 37840, 1869.
- Five chambered fluted cylinder, small rounded brass trigger guard with light remnants of silver plating, steel frame, brass back strap, wooden grips, pin style front sight. Knurling on hammer is of typical London style framed in an inverted U. Barrel address is one-line New York address.
Inspector's intial 'N' stamped onto triggerguard L.H. side'. Some remnants of original blueing across barrel and frame and all steel components in an even brown patina. Wooden grips in clean condition.
|Dimensions:||11.20 cm (Height), 3.10 cm (Width), 24.30 cm (Length)|
|Dimension Comment:||Barrel length 11.30cm (4 1/2 in)|
|Tagged with:||revolvers american|
|Themes this item is part of:||Colt Firearms in Colonial Victoria, 1850-1900, Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co., Gunmakers, Hartford, Connecticut, USA, Arms Collection, James Watson Rosier, Gunsmith & Dealer, Melbourne (1834-1920), Samuel Colt, Gunmaker (1814-1862), Victorian Colonial Military Forces Units, 1854-1901|
|Primary Classification:||ARMS & ARMOUR|
|Inscriptions:||Stamped on barrel: ADDRESS COL SAML COLT NEW-YORK US AMERICA
Stamped on triggerguard L.H.side: N
Stamped on triggerguard L.H.side triangle: 36 CAL
Stamped on L.H. side of frame: COLTS/ PATENT
Serial No. -
Cylinder: - ; Loading lever: -; Trigger guard: 37840; Frame: 37840; Barrel lug: 37840; Butt: 37840
|Model Name/Number:||1862 Police|
|Manufacturer:||Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co, Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America, 1869|
|Retailer:||James Watson Rosier (Gunsmiths), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
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