Любителям истории — экспериментальные «кольты» ранних лет

1. Experimental pre-Paterson percussion revolver, .513 cal., circa 1835. Museum of Connecticut History number TG229.

2. Experimental pre-Paterson pocket revolver, circa 1835. Dagger folds under barrel. Folding trigger. Ex-Museum of Connecticut History. Illegally traded out in 1980. Formerly TG230

3. Experimental Colt Walker model. Made by Orison Blunt, New York City, January 1847 utilizing Paterson-type parts. Large Dragoon size. Museum of Connecticut History number TG243.

4. Experimental combination revolver/Bowie knife, circa 1840-1842. Not a production model, possibly made in anticipation of a U.S. Navy contract. Museum of Connecticut History number TG 481.

5. Unidentified.

6. Colt Whitneyville Walker model [possibly Colt Whitneyville Hartford Dragoon aka «Transition Walker»], .44 cal., serial number 1104, with square back trigger guard, experimental belt hook attached to left recoil shield.

7. Colt model 1851 Navy revolver, .36 cal., six-shot, serial number 174064. Grips carved from Charter Oak wood. Museum of Connecticut History number TG259.

8. Experiemental Colt Dragoon model with creeping lever rammer, full fluted cylinder. Ex-Museum of Connecticut History, illegally traded out in 1980. Formerly Museum of Connecticut History number TG249.

9. Experimental Colt Pocket model revolver, .31 cal., circa 1849, fluted cylinder. Museum of Connecticut History number TG273.

10. Experimental Colt Model 1855 Sidehammer revolver. Folding leaf sight, creeping lever rammer. Ex-Museum of Connecticut History, illegally traded out in 1980. Formerly Museum of Connecticut History number TG281.

11. Experimental Colt Model 1855 Sidehammer revolver. Adjustable rear sight, creeping lever rammer, spur trigger. Museum of Connecticut History number TG282.

12. Experimental Colt Second Model Dragoon, circa 1850, .44 cal. Hinged barrel drops down when barrel lug is removed. Marked «COLT’S PATENT». Museum of Connecticut History number TG285.

13. Experimental Colt Model 1855 Sidehammer revolver. «Zig-Zag» cylinder, spur trigger. Museum of Connecticut History number TG304.

14. Colt Model 1849 Pocket revolver. Converted to fire metallic cartridges., 31 cal. Serial number 223431. British proof marks on cylinder and barrel. Museum of Connecticut History TG346.

15. Experimental Colt Model 1872 converted to rimfire, rebored to take .44 cal. shells, side ejector, loading gate. Museum of Connecticut History number TG354.

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