US Army service revolver owned by Richard T. Jones

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Manufactured by
Iver Johnson's Arms & Cycle Works, American, 1891 - 1975
Owned by
Richard T. Jones, American, 1847 - 1924
Medium
metal, mother of pearl
Dimensions
H x W x D: 4 3/16 × 1 1/2 × 8 1/4 in. (10.6 × 3.8 × 21 cm)
Type
revolvers
Date
1909-1920
Description
An Iver Johnson .32 caliber Safety Automatic Hammerless revolver used by Richard Todd Jones. The revolver has a mother-of-pearl handle. The trigger guard has been removed. At the end of the barrel is a front sight. Etched on the top of the barrel is “IVER JOHNSON'S ARMS & CYCLE WORKS / FITCHBURG, MASS. U.S.A.” Each line of etched text is capped with stars. At the bottom of the grip is additional etched text that reads “PAT. NOV.17.08 / PATENT'S PENDING.”
Topic
African American
American West
Military
United States--History--1865-1921
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Butcher-Jones Family
Object number
2015.93.62.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Weapons and ammunition
Exhibition
Power of Place
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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