Historical information

Weapon believed to have been owned by Edward "Ned" Kelly as evidenced by the letters "E.K." scratched into the bottom of the handle.

Physical description

Colt Model 1849 Pecussion Revolver. Serial number 53939. Five round chamber and a plain timber handle with the letters "E.K." scratched into the handle. "E.K." could also refer to Ernest Knowles executed around the same time as Kelly.

Inscriptions & markings

Scratched into handle "E.K." "53939"