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Revolver case and bullet mold (2)

Object Number: 
INV.8273ab
Date: 
1860-1862
Medium: 
Wood, silk, brass, steel
Dimensions: 
Overall (bullet mold): 5 x 7/8 in. (12.7 x 2.2 cm) Case: 13 1/8 x 6 1/4 x 2 in. ( 33.3 x 15.9 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: bullet mold: "COLT'S /PATENT"; "36 P" engraved: plate: "Presented to/Capt. D.A. Ryerson,/13th Regt. N.Y. Vols/Aug. 30th 1862"
Description: 
Wood, silk, and brass case for revolver; rectangular, compartmented wooden case with purple velvet-lined lid and bottom and foliate-engraved rectangular brass plate on lid; box contains blued steel bullet mold with one circular and one conical cavity; stamped marks on bullet mold.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group