Personalities like Wild Bill Hickok, who owned this pistol, become a part of the myth and lore of the West.
|Colt Patent Firearms Manufacturing Co., Hartford, CT 75|
|engraved 118 gold 240 ivory 120|
|Barrel length: 7.5 in, overall length: 13 in, H: 5 in|
|Gift of Florence Jenkins and the Donald Becker Family|
|Colt Navy revolver, .36 caliber, sn 204672, belonged to Wild Bill Hickok, sold to help pay for his burial expenses, and purchased for 25 cents, provenance in the Becker donor file.|
|Model 1851 Navy|