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Colt Dragoon Percussion Revolver, Third Model, serial no. 12403

Manufacturer:
Samuel Colt (American, Hartford, Connecticut 1814–1862)
Date:
1852
Geography:
Hartford, Connecticut
Culture:
American, Hartford, Connecticut
Medium:
Steel, brass, silver, wood (walnut)
Dimensions:
L. 14 in. (35.56 cm); L. of barrel 7 1/2 in. (19.05 cm); Cal. .44 in. (11 mm)
Classification:
Firearms-Pistols-Revolvers
Credit Line:
Gift of John E. Parsons, 1956
Accession Number:
56.167.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 372
Inscription: Stamped on the barrel: ADDRESS SAMl COLT NEW-YORK CITY;
Engraved on the cylinder: MODEL U.S.M.R. COLT'S PATENT
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Loan Exhibition of Percussion Colt Revolvers and Conversions 1836–1873," February 4–May 3, 1942, no. 28.

Parsons, John E. Catalogue of a Loan Exhibition of Percussion Colt Revolvers and Conversions: 1836–1873. New York: The Harbor Press, 1942. p. 8, no. 28, pl. XI.

Nickel, Helmut. Ullstein-Waffenbuch: Eine Kulturhistorische Waffenkunde Mit Markenverzeichnis. Berlin: Ullstein, 1974. p. 259.



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