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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Patent Arms Manufacturing Co., Paterson, N.J. 2
Names
firearm 4093
Use
revolver 180 percussion cap
Date:
1838-1839
Dimensions:
L: 8 in, Barrel length: 4.5 in, H: 4.125 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Gloss:
About 800 "No. 3" or "Belt" revolvers were made at Paterson between 1838 and 1840. Loading levers were later attached to stimulate sales, without great success.
Inscription:
[top of barrel:] PATENT ARMS M'G CO PATERSON N-J COLT'S PT.[on bottom of right grip:] 522; [cylinder] COLT
Remarks:
Displayed in BBHC's summer 2003 exhibit, "Colt: The Legacy of a Legend."
Model:
Colt-Paterson No. 3 Belt Revolver
Caliber/Gauge:
.34 (11 groove rifling)
Accession Number:
1988.8.962

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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