Colt New Army and Navy Revolver, Standard Model 1895

Object Number: 
1945.41a
Date: 
1895
Medium: 
Steel, rubber
Dimensions: 
barrel length: 6 in. ( 15.2 cm ) Overall: 11 1/4 in. ( 28.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: butt: "98/715" stamped: left barrel: "COLT. D.A. 38" stamped: barrel: "COLT'S PT. MFG. CO. HARTFORD CT. U.S.A./PATENTED AUG. 5. 1884 NOV. 6. 88. MAR. 5. 95"
Description: 
Steel and rubber revolver; stamped marks on butt and barrel.
Gallery Label: 
This pistol was used by George Wettlaufer, a member of the Astor Battery, at the Battle of Manila on Agugust 13, 1898.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. George Wettlaufer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group