The Revolver Lee Harvey Oswald Used to Shoot J.D. Tippit
Revolver found on Lee Harvey Oswald during his arrest at the Texas Theater.
An image of the revolver found on Lee Harvey Oswald when he was arrested at the Texas Theater. The object was used as part of the Warren Commission (Exhibit 143) and was transferred to the National Archives' custody in 1964 . The revolver is a Smith & Wesson "Victory" Model .38 Special, and is referred to as a "snub nose" in Hill's testimony.
The National Archives
Object transferred to National Archives in 1964
Public domain (unrestricted)
Color photographs of a physical artifact
National Archives: 305138