Allen & Wheelock Large Frame Pocket Revolver, Early Model

Allen & Wheelock Large Frame Pocket Revolver, Early Model
Title
Allen & Wheelock Large Frame Pocket Revolver, Early Model
Date 
1857-1858
Medium 
Wood, steel
Dimensions 
barrel length: 3 7/8 in. ( 9.8 cm ) Overall: 8 in. ( 20.3 cm )
Description 
Wood and steel revolver; octagon barrel with threaded cylinder pin; bag handle with wooden grips; stamped marks on barrel and hammer.
Credit Line 
Gift of Goodhue Livingston
Object Number 
1951.322
Marks 
stamped: barrel: "ALLEN & WHEELOCK WORCESTER, MA U.S./ALLEN'S PATENT APRIL 16, 1845"; "316" stamped: hammer: "PATENTED/APRIL 16, 1845"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group