Book 3 - The Player's Possessions
The colt revolver is a gun. It is in the holster. The description is "This is your Colt five-shot revolver." Understand "gun" as the colt revolver.
The holster is a wearable container worn by the player.
The badge is worn by the player. The description is "This tin star identifies you as the deputy."
The white hat is worn by the player. The description is "A trim white hat with a 'montana peak.'"
The brass key is carried by the player.
Instead of examining yourself:
say "You are John Hero the deputy of Spitoon, Texas."