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Rifle - Colt Lightning Medium Frame, 1891 Object Reg. No: ST 037165

Colt Lightning Medium Frame magazine rifle cal. .32. rifled barrel (6 grooves), 660 mm (26 inch) long.

Made by Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co, Hartford, Connecticut. Serial number 50706, 1891.
Round barrel, full magazine holds 15 cartridges, slide (trombone) action, wooden stock, curved steel butt plate.
Discipline: Technology

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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: longarms
Inscriptions: Stamped on barrell: "COLT'S PT. F. A. MFG. CO. HARTFORD CT. U. S. A. PATENTED MAY 29. SEPT.18.83. MAY 26.85. JUNE 15.86. FEB.22.87. 32 CAL."
Model Name/Number: 1887 Lightning Medium Frame
Manufacturer: Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co, Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America, 1891

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