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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Whitney Arms Co., New Haven, CT 25 American 350
Descriptions
octagon 23 groove in lip sights 95 brass 1442 open 55 bead front 7 hammer 6 barrel 187 v-notch rear on frame standard 2
Names
revolver 96 percussion 46 firearm 4093
Date:
ca. 1858
Dimensions:
L: 13.125 in, Barrel length: 7.625 in, H: 4.75 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Gloss:
Approximately 350 Whitney Navy revolvers were manufactured between 1857 and 1858. They are similar to the Colt Model 1851 Navy revolver in design. It is believed that most of this model was sold to Mexico through a Texas agent in 1859.
Inscription:
record indicates there is one, but it is not listed
Remarks:
This revolver is a rare variant without a loading lever.
Model:
Navy
Caliber/Gauge:
none listed
Accession Number:
1988.8.825

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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