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    An American Civil war era Colts patent 6 shot 1849 pocket model .31 percussion revolver. Ref 1474. Muzzleloader

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    An American Civil war era Colts patent 6 shot 1849 pocket model .31 percussion revolver. Ref 1474. Pistol / Hand Guns
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    • An American Civil war era Colts patent 6 shot 1849 pocket model .31 percussion revolver. Ref 1474.   Muzzleloader
    • An American Civil war era Colts patent 6 shot 1849 pocket model .31 percussion revolver. Ref 1474.   Muzzleloader for sale in United Kingdom
    • An American Civil war era Colts patent 6 shot 1849 pocket model .31 percussion revolver. Ref 1474.   Muzzleloader for sale
    • Muzzleloader for sale
    • Muzzleloader for sale in United Kingdom
    Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 1474. An American Civil war era Colt's patent 6 shot 1849 pocket model .31 Calibre Percussion revolver. The 4 inch barrel engraved on top "Address Col SamL Colt New-York U.S. America". All matching serial numbers. The side of frame marked "Colt's Patent" and 31 Cal. Overall length is approx 9 inches. The wooden grips have some minor dings and scratches otherwise in good condition. Action in working order. One legend has it that the pocket models were popular with Civil War officers who did not rely on them as combat arms but as defense against battlefield surgeons who were bent on amputating a limb. Richard Francis Burton an English explorer, warrior and spy (he spoke 29 languages) was a devotee of Colt revolvers and carried a selection of them on his Middle Eastern and African journeys including his trip to Somalia and Ethiopia in 1855. A pocket model receives prominent mention in his diaries: "My revolvers excited abundant attention, though none would be persuaded to touch them. The pocket pistol became the Malunah or Accursed, and the distance to which it carried ball made every man wonder". Ref 1474. This is an obsolete antique pistol 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.
    £ 980
    Category:Pistol / Hand Guns
    Subcategory:Muzzleloader
    Condition:Used - Good condition for age
    Price:£ 980
    Sale type:Trade
    Make:An American Civil war era Colts patent 6 shot 1849 pocket model .31
    Model:percussion revolver. Ref 1474.
    Antique:yes
    Certificate:No Licence - Antique/Obsolete Calibre - Section 58 (2) Firearms Act 1968
    Your reference:1474
    Recommended Usage:Collection item
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    An American Civil war era Colts patent 6 shot 1849 pocket model .31 percussion revolver. Ref 1474.   Muzzleloader
    An American Civil war era Colts patent 6 shot 1849 pocket model .31 percussion revolver. Ref 1474. Muzzleloader
    £ 980
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