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Colt Paterson Percussion Revolver, No. 3, Belt Model, Serial no. 156, with Case and Accessories

Manufacturer: Samuel Colt (American, Hartford, Connecticut 1814–1862)
Date: ca. 1838
Geography: Paterson, New Jersey
Culture: American, Paterson, New Jersey
Medium: Steel, inlaid with silver; brass, walnut, copper, velvet
Dimensions: L. 9 5/8 in. (24.43 cm); L. of barrel, 5 1/2 in. (13.97 cm); Cal., .34 in. (8 mm); case, 10 3/8 x 7 x 2 1/8 in. (26.34 x 17.78 x 5.38 cm); L. of percussion cap box, 3 5/16 in. (8.41 cm); Diam. of percussion cap box, 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm); L. cleaning rod, 6 7/8 in. (17.45 cm); L. extra cylinder, 1 1/4 in. (3.18 cm); Diam. of extra cylinder, 1 1/4 in. (3.18 cm); L. of combination screwdriver and pricker, 4 11/16 in. (11.89 cm); L. of combination patch, powder and ball cylinder, 5 3/8 in. (13.64 cm); Diam. of combination patch, powder and ball cylinder, 1 5/16 in. (3.33 cm); L. of bullet mould, 3 21/32 in. (9.27 cm); smallest W. of bullet mould, 1 1/4 in. (3.18 cm)
Classification: Firearms-Pistols-Revolvers
Credit Line: Gift of John E. Parsons, 1959
Accession Number: 59.143.1a–h

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