ORIGINAL, MATCHING NUMBERS, 1849-1872 Colt Pocket Model of 1849 .31 Calibre, Cap And Ball, 5 Shot, Single Action, Revolver With Octagonal Barrel. Sn 10381 The family of Colt Pocket Percussion Revolvers evolved from the iconic 1860 Army and 1851 Navy Revolvers and were produced between 1849 and 1872 (see pages 68-70 of A History Of The Colt Revolver By Haven & Belden). This original U.S. Colt .31 Calibre Cap and Ball, 6 shot Pocket Model of 1849 Revolver is in nice original condition with even patina throughout. It has a brass trigger guard and grip frame which has traces of it’s original nickel plating present. The pistol has the correct brass pin fore sight and notched hammer rear sight. It has undamaged American Walnut grip. The left side of it's frame is stamped 'Colts Patent'. The top of the 4 " octaganol barrel is correctly marked ' Address Col Saml Colt New York City'. It has matching serial numbers '97561' stamped on its frame, barrel, trigger guard, cylinder and butt. The cylinder is marked 'Colt's Patent' and has the correct engraved ‘Stage Coach hold Up Scene’. The weapon's single action firing mechanism and captive steel ‘lever’ram rod work as they should. Price for this historic Samuel Colt percussion revolver includes UK delivery. NB As an antique cap and ball revolver, no licence is required to possess this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 10381. BOOKS COVERING ALL ASPECTS OF THE HISTORY OF COLT FIREARMS MANUFACTURE INCLUDING THE BOOK REFERRED TO ABOVE ARE AVAILABLE FOR SALE ON THIS WEBSITE.