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Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolver with Thuer Conversion for Self-Contained Cartridges, Serial no. 27060

Manufacturer:
Samuel Colt (American, Hartford, Connecticut 1814–1862)
Date:
1853; converted for cartidges, ca. 1868–71
Geography:
Hartford, Connecticut
Culture:
American, Hartford, Connecticut
Medium:
Steel, brass, silver, ivory
Dimensions:
L. 13 in. (33.02 cm); L. of barrel 7 1/2 in. (19.05 cm); Cal. .36 in. (9 mm)
Classification:
Firearms-Pistols-Revolvers
Credit Line:
Gift of John E. Parsons, 1958
Accession Number:
58.171.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 372
Inscription: Stamped on the barrel: ADDRESS SAMl COLT NEW YORK CITY;
On the frame: COLT'S PATENT;
On the cylinder: COLT'S PATENT NO. (-); ENGAGED 16 MAY 184[3?]
Ex. coll.: John E. Parsons, New York
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