Weapons, 1851 Colt Revolver; Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Company; 1851...
Weapons, 1851 Colt RevolverAbout this object
The infamous colt revolver. This particular model was made in 1851 and carried by Peter George on the Victorian Goldfields from 1859 - 1861 and then on the Teviot Goldfields during 1862.
The Colt Revolving Belt Pistol of Naval Caliber (i.e., .36 cal), later known as the Colt 1851 Navy or Navy Revolver, is a cap and ball revolver that was designed by Samuel Colt between 1847 and 1850. Colt first called this Revolver the Ranger model; but the designation Navy quickly took over.
Donated to the museum in 1982 by Jack George
organic, vegetal, wood
processed material, metal
processed material, metal, alloy, copper alloy, brass
l 280mm x h 110mm x d 28mm
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