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Colt Dragoon Revolver

Colt Dragoon Revolver

Manufacturer / Maker: Samuel Colt (1814 Hartford, Connecticut - 1862 Hartford, Connecticut)

Department: History
Date: c. 1849
Medium: Brass, walnut, and steel
Dimensions:
14 1/2 × 5 1/4 in. (36.8 × 13.3 cm)
Classification: Tools and Equipment
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, museum purchase, 1979 General Obligation Bonds
Object number: PC1981.218.1
DescriptionColt Dragoon revolver, 44 caliber, 6-shot cylinder, 7.5" part round, part octagonal barrel, walnut grip with brass tack on right side of grip. #6692 (Serial number), barrel.
Identifying features include continuation of square-bached trigger guard, cylinder stop-slots are oval; juncture of grips, gripstraps and frame forms a straight vertical line. - The barrel is marked; "Address Sam Colt, New-York City-"; and "Colts/Tatent" on the left side of the frame, with "U.S." stamped below it.


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