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Object Name: Revolver case and bullet mold (2)
Date: 1860-1862
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Medium: Wood, silk, brass, steel
Dimensions: Overall (bullet mold): 5 x 7/8 in. (12.7 x 2.2 cm) Container (Case): 13 1/8 × 6 1/4 × 2 in. (33.3 × 15.9 × 5.1 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
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.
Object Number: INV.8273ab
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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"