Colt 1878 Double-Action Frontier Sheriff's Model Revolver

A work made of steel, gold, and ivory.

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  • A work made of steel, gold, and ivory.

Date:

c. 1900; decorated 1983

Artist:

Decorator: Raymond J. Wielgus
American, 1910-2010

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Arms, Armor, Medieval, and Renaissance

Artist

Raymond J. Wielgus

Title

Colt 1878 Double-Action Frontier Sheriff's Model Revolver

Origin

Tucson

Date

1895–1905

Medium

Steel, gold, and ivory

Dimensions

Overall L. 21.8 cm (8 9/16 in.) Barrel Overall L. 9 cm (3 1/2 in.) Caliber .44-40

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Wielgus

Reference Number

1987.218.16

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