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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Colt's Cartridge Works, Hartford, CT, U.S.A. 8 Eley Bros., London, England 10 Samuel Colt, Hartford, CT, U.S.A. 8
Descriptions
gunpowder 8 paper 704 brass 1442 horse 292 steel 2355 cardboard 274 velvet 90 case hardened 15 silver-plated 11 wood 4438 lead 87 metal 3340 blued 267 ivory 120
Names
firearm 4093
Date:
1860
Dimensions:
L: 14 in, Barrel length: 7.25 in, H: 5.125 in
Credit Line:
Gift of James H. Woods Foundation
Inscription:
top of barrel: ADDRESS SAM (underlined;) L COLT HARTFORD CT. - . [cylinder:] COLTS PATENT No 96458 PL [below cylinder:] COLT'S/PATENT [top of ramrod:] 6458 [front of trigger:] 96458/96458/96458 [bottom of grip:] 96458 | lid: ELEY BROS/Manufacturers, London./100/METAL-LINED/CAPS,/Made expressly for/COLT'S P (raised;) T (with dot below)/Belt and Pocket/ PISTOL S. | cover: 6 Combustible Envelope/CARTRIDGES/MADE OF HAZARD'S POWDER/EXPRESSLY FOR/COL. COLT'S PATENT/REVOLVING BELT PISTOL/ADDRESS/COLT'S CARTRIDGE WORKS/HARTFORD, CONN/US AMERICA
Remarks:
Samuel Colt's personal cased pair of Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolvers. 1979.4.1.1 - revolver; 1979.4.1.2 - revolver; 1979.4.1.3 - case (A-case; B-E lids; F - Key); 1979.4.4 - powder flask; 1979.4.1.5 - bullet mold; 1979.4.1.6 - nipple wrench; 1979.4.1.7 - can; 1979.4.1.8 - cartridge box (Box is intact, contains six paper cartridges).
Model:
Colt Model Navy 1851
Caliber/Gauge:
.36 caliber
Serial Number:
96458 | 1979.4.1.2
Publication:
Calendar: The 1996 United States Shooting Team Calendar, U.S. Shooting Team Foundation, Inc., Colorado Springs, CO, March.
Accession Number:
1979.4.1.1

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Cody Firearms Museum.
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