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1862 Colt Navy Revolver

Creator:
unknown
Location:
unknown
Origin Date:
1860-1865
Materials:
metal, wood
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 13 in
Item ID:
71.2009.082.0399a
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Three-dimensional Objects

Description

This Colt Navy revolver has a two-piece walnut grip, a square butt, a brass trigger guard, and a center hammer. There are also some steel furnishings, a front vane sight, a six-shot rebated smooth cylinder with a loading lever, and a recoil shield with two cuts on the right side. Engraved in four places on the gun is "127056 2". Two of the numbers are on the metal underside of the gun, one is on the brass trigger guard, and the other is on the brass furnishings on the butt of the gun. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum