The Gun Vault: Colt Model 1861 Navy Serial No. 1

Ashley Hlebinsky, Robert W. Woodruff Curator at the Cody Firearms Museum, shares an impressive Civil War-era Colt Model 1861 Navy serial number 1 revolver with the original holster and traceable to its original owner.

The Cody Firearms Museum, including its research library, is one of five major museums at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming.