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Colt Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver, c.1853 (steel, brass, gold and walnut wood)

Part of a set of three pairs of gold-inlaid revolvers Colt took with him to Europe in 1854 on the outbreak of the Crimean War when Colt marketed arms

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Colt Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver, c.1853 (steel, brass, gold and walnut wood)
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XOS3615971
Title
Colt Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver, c.1853 (steel, brass, gold and walnut wood)
Artist
Colt, Samuel (1814-62) / American
Location
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Medium
steel, brass, gold and wood
Date
c. 1853 AD (C19th AD)
Dimensions
35.6 long cms
Description
Part of a set of three pairs of gold-inlaid revolvers Colt took with him to Europe in 1854 on the outbreak of the Crimean War when Colt marketed arms to both sides. Serial Number 12406, the other of this pair was given to Czar Nicholas I of Russia.
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Bridgeman Images
Keywords
decoration / decorated / decorative / ornate / ornamental / decoration / pistol / embellished / metal / crimean war / crimea / weapon / presentation / inlay / manufacturing / metalwork / north america / firearm / american / america / gun / gold / us / united states / revolver / usa / deluxe

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