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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
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