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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
American 350 Colt Patent Firearms Manufacturing Co., Hartford, Connecticut 49
Descriptions
rubber 92 trigger 354 steel 2355 plain 345
Names
firearm 4093
Subjects
bird 80
Use
revolver 180
Date:
ca. 1890
Dimensions:
L: 10.5 in, Barrel length: 5.438 in, H: 5.125 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Gloss:
This is a Colt Model 1878, Frontier, double action revolver. It was manufactured from 1878 to 1905; approximately 51,210 were produced. This six shot revolver is one of the largest framed pieces produced by Colt.
Inscription:
BARREL: COLT'S PT. F.A. MFG. CO. HARTFORD, CT. U.S.A. DEPT. 14 PALL MALL LONDON.
Model:
Colt Model 1878 "Frontier"
Caliber/Gauge:
.45
Serial Number:
2188
Accession Number:
1988.8.716

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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