|Description||Colt Model 1860 type II, Army revolver, .44 caliber, with fluted cylinder, 7.5 inch barrel and one piece walnut grip; serial number 3770. Inscribed "Confederate States Ship Sumter 1861 J.M. Mason London 1865" Stamped on barrel: "Address Col. Saml Colt New York U.S. America" Stamped on cylinder: Patented Sept 10th 18[?]|
|Dimensions||H-5.5 W-1.5 L-13.5 inches|
|Owned||Raphael Semmes; James M. Mason|
|Made||Colt's Patent Firearms Mfg. Co.|
Revolver used by Admiral Raphael Semmes during the Civil War. Presented by him to Commisioner James M. Mason in London in May of 1865.
"A pistol of ... James M. Mason. Presented to him by Commander Semmes in London, 1865." (accession ledger)
Mason, James Murray
Confederate States Navy