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Colt Model 1851 Navy Percussion Revolver, serial no. 2

Manufacturer:
Samuel Colt (American, Hartford, Connecticut 1814–1862)
Date:
1850
Geography:
Hartford, Connecticut
Culture:
American, Hartford, Connecticut
Medium:
Steel, brass, silver, wood (walnut)
Dimensions:
L. of barrel 7 1/2 in. (19.05 cm); Cal. .38 in. (10 mm)
Classification:
Firearms-Pistols-Revolvers
Credit Line:
Gift of John E. Parsons, 1968
Accession Number:
68.157.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 372
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Loan Exhibition of Percussion Colt Revolvers and Conversions 1836–1873," February 4–May 3, 1942, no. 54.

Parsons, John E. Catalogue of a Loan Exhibition of Percussion Colt Revolvers and Conversions: 1836–1873. New York: The Harbor Press, 1942. p. 17, no. 54, pl. XIX.



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