Pistol / Hand GunsMuzzleloaderA rare Colt 1851 Navy .36 percussion revolver with Hartford address & U. S.military marks Ref 2059
Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 2059. A scarce 6 shot Colt 1851 Navy .36 percussion revolver with the Hartford address to the barrel and bearing U. S. military marks to the frame. Manufactured in 1857. The 7.5 inch octagonal barrel marked ADDRESS SAML COLT HARTFORD CT. All matching serial numbers including the wedge. The frame is marked COLTS PATENT with U.S. stamped below. Two piece wooden grips. The Naval engagement scene is faintly visible on the cylinder. Overall length approx 13.5 inches. In good condition showing some signs of use and wear. Good working action. The Colt Armory is a historic factory complex for the manufacture of firearms, created by Samuel Colt. It is located in Hartford, Connecticut along the Connecticut River. The armory was built on a 260-acre site beginning in 1855. Colt's mansion Armsmear was constructed the following year on a hill overlooking the armory. Shortly afterwards Colt added 20 family houses (10 of which survived) for skilled workers. Colt's 1855 East Armory was almost totally destroyed by a disastrous fire in 1864, only two small outbuildings remain of this original construction the Forge and the Foundry. This is an authentic American percussion revolver that was most likely used during the American Civil War. Ref 2059. This is an obsolete antique item and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card or bank transfer at no extra charge. Established 1968....Read full description
MakeA rare Colt 1851 Navy .36 percussion revolver with Hartford address & U. S.
Modelmilitary marks Ref 2059
Recommended UsageCollection item