Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Colt Paterson Percussion Revolver, No. 5, Holster Model, serial no. 940

Manufacturer:
Samuel Colt (American, Hartford, Connecticut 1814–1862)
Date:
ca. 1840
Geography:
Paterson, New Jersey
Culture:
American, Paterson, New Jersey
Medium:
Steel, silver, mother-of-pearl
Dimensions:
L. 14 in. (35.56 cm); L. of barrel 9 in. (22.86 cm); Cal. .40 in. (10 mm)
Classification:
Firearms-Pistols-Revolvers
Credit Line:
Gift of John E. Parsons, 1957
Accession Number:
57.166.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 372
Inscription: Engraved on the barrel: Patent Arms M'g. Co. Paterson, N.J.-Colt's Pt.
Related Objects

Colt Dragoon Percussion Revolver, Third Model, serial no. 13096

Artist: Samuel Colt (American, Hartford, Connecticut 1814–1862) Date: 1853 Medium: Steel, brass, silver, wood (walnut) Accession: 48.125 On view in:Gallery 372

Colt Model 1861 Navy Percussion Revolver, serial no. 12240

Artist: Samuel Colt (American, Hartford, Connecticut 1814–1862) Date: 1863 Medium: Steel, brass, wood (walnut) Accession: 55.206.2 On view in:Gallery 372

Colt Paterson Pocket Percussion Revolver, Fourth Ehlers Model, serial no. 152, with Case and Accessories

Artist: Samuel Colt (American, Hartford, Connecticut 1814–1862) Date: ca. 1840–43 Medium: Steel, wood (walnut) Accession: 56.167.1a–g On view in:Gallery 372

Colt Walker Percussion Revolver, serial no. 1017

Artist: Samuel Colt (American, Hartford, Connecticut 1814–1862) Date: 1847 Medium: Steel, brass, wood (walnut) Accession: 58.171.1 On view in:Gallery 372

"Peacemaker" Colt Single-Action Army Revolver, serial no. 4519

Artist: Samuel Colt (American, Hartford, Connecticut 1814–1862) Date: 1874 Medium: Steel, iron, wood Accession: 59.143.4 On view in:Gallery 372