Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 1974. A very scarce Civil War Era Colt 1862 Police model .36 Percussion 5 shot revolver. (The serial number denotes 1862 as the year of manufacture) The 5.5 inch barrel engraved "ADDRESS COL SAML COLT NEW-YORK U.S. AMERICA". Marked PAT SEPT 10th 1850 on the fluted cylinder. Stamped on the frame Colt's patent. All matching serial numbers except the wedge. In good overall condition, showing some signs of genuine use and moderate wear. Good working action. Overall length is approx 10.5 inches. This is a true American Civil War era percussion revolver made during the first year of production. Due to the late production of the model 1862 Police many that were not used during the civil war were converted from percussion to cartridge use. The result has been to add to the scarceness and desirability of this model revolver in its original percussion configuration. Ref 1974. 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.