1850, English, No linguistic content, Object edition: [Ben Hall's revolver] [realia] / [manufactured by] Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Company. Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Company.

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[Ben Hall's revolver] [manufactured by] Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Company
 
Bookmark: https://trove.nla.gov.au/version/23565408
Physical Description
  • 1 revolver : metal and wood ; length 12.5 cm.
Published
  • [ca. 1850]
Language
  • English
  • No linguistic content

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Title
  • [Ben Hall's revolver] /​ [manufactured by] Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Company.
Creator
  • Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Company.
Published
  • [ca. 1850]
Medium
  • [realia]
Physical Description
  • 1 revolver : metal and wood ; length 12.5 cm.
Subjects
Summary
  • Colt model 1849 pocket revolver: five shot, .31 calibre, 5" barrel. Made between 1853 and 1856 (probably late 1855)--Information supplied by researcher. Acquired by Frank Clune whilst researching and writing Ben Hall- Wild Colonial Boys from Henry Taylor (grandson of James Taylor) from Ford's Bridge, New South Wales.
Notes
  • Gun no. 8931; B.H. carved on butt.
  • Gun identified as a Colt .31 Calibre five-shot "pocket" model percussion revolver.
  • Also available online http:/​/​nla.gov.au/​nla.obj-139630731
  • Papers of Frank Clune located at National Library of Australia Pictures and Manuscript collection MS4951.
  • Exhibited: "Treasures Gallery", National Library of Australia, 7 October 2011 - 15 December 2012
  • Exhibited: Bushrangers and Bandits, National Museum of Australia, June 2002- June 2003
  • Exhibited: Treasures Gallery 2010: A Preview, National Library of Australia, Canberra, 22 April - 19 July 2009
  • Exhibited: "Bushrangers: The Bold, the Bad and the Ugly" - Royal Australian Mint, 1 April - 15 December 2019
Language
  • English
  • No linguistic content
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