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Personalities like Wild Bill Hickok, who owned this pistol, become a part of the myth and lore of the West.

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Makers
Colt Patent Firearms Manufacturing Co., Hartford, CT 75
Descriptions
engraved 118 gold 240 ivory 120
Names
firearm 4093
Date:
1868
Dimensions:
Barrel length: 7.5 in, overall length: 13 in, H: 5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Florence Jenkins and the Donald Becker Family
Remarks:
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:
Model 1851 Navy
Caliber/Gauge:
.36 caliber
Serial Number:
204672
Accession Number:
1.69.6284.1

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Buffalo Bill Museum.
If you are making a special trip, please double-check before visiting.

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