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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Co., Hartford, CT, U.S.A. 7
Descriptions
tin 353 wood 4438 platinum steel 2355 plating
Names
firearm 4093
Use
pistol 909
Date:
1859
Dimensions:
L: 13 in, Barrel length: 7.5 in, H: 5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert R. Anderson Jr.
Inscription:
[top, barrel] address Sam=Colt New . York City [bottom, grip, right] GMR [bottom, backstrap] U S N
Remarks:
Possibly a trial pistol for U. S. Navy. Fluted cylinder for weight reduction and special finish.
Model:
modified 1851
Caliber/Gauge:
36
Serial Number:
59885
Accession Number:
1986.18.1

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

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