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Colt Model 1855 Pocket Percussion Revolver, Serial no. 4460, with Case and Accessories

Samuel Colt
(American, Hartford, Connecticut 1814–1862)

Date: 1855
Geography: Hartford, Connecticut
Culture: American, Hartford, Connecticut
Medium: Engraved steel, oak
Dimensions: L. 7 7/8 in. (19.99 cm); L. of barrel, 3 1/2 in. (8.89 cm); Cal., .28 in. (7 mm); case, 9 3/8 x 5 3/4 x 1 7/8 in. (23.8 x 14.61 x 4.75 cm); L. of spanner-screwdriver 3 1/4 in. (8.26 cm); greatest W. of spanner-screwdriver, 1 3/8 in. (3.48 cm); L. of primer, 4 5/8 in. (11.73 cm); greatest W. of primer, 2 in. (5.08 cm); L. of bullet mould, 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm)
Classification: Firearms-Pistols-Revolvers
Credit Line: Gift of John E. Parsons, 1957
Accession Number: 57.166.2a–e

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