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    £ 3,200

    An extremely rare Cased Colt Short Frame Wells Fargo model 1849 Wells Fargo .31 Revolver

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    An extremely rare Cased Colt Short Frame Wells Fargo model 1849  Wells Fargo Pistol / Hand Guns
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    • An extremely rare Cased Colt Short Frame Wells Fargo model 1849  Wells Fargo .31  Revolver
    • An extremely rare Cased Colt Short Frame Wells Fargo model 1849  Wells Fargo .31  Revolver for sale in United Kingdom
    • An extremely rare Cased Colt Short Frame Wells Fargo model 1849  Wells Fargo .31  Revolver for sale
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    • An extremely rare Cased Colt Short Frame Wells Fargo model 1849  Wells Fargo .31  Revolver for sale in United Kingdom
    • An extremely rare Cased Colt Short Frame Wells Fargo model 1849  Wells Fargo .31  Revolver for sale
    • Revolver for sale
    • Revolver for sale in United Kingdom
    • An extremely rare Cased Colt Short Frame Wells Fargo model 1849  Wells Fargo .31  Revolver for sale in United Kingdom
    • An extremely rare Cased Colt Short Frame Wells Fargo model 1849  Wells Fargo .31  Revolver for sale
    • Revolver for sale
    • Revolver for sale in United Kingdom
    • An extremely rare Cased Colt Short Frame Wells Fargo model 1849  Wells Fargo .31  Revolver for sale in United Kingdom

    Price Reduced An extremely rare Cased Colt Short Frame Wells Fargo model 1849 with 3” octagonal barrel, brass pin front sight and 2 line New York City address with brackets. Barrel is without rammer and is probably from left over Baby Dragoon parts. Left side of frame has tiny “COLTS PATENT”. Cylinder has stagecoach hold-up scene roll marking with five chambers. Cylinder spindle is 2½” with cupped end for use as a loading tool and without grease grooves. Small silver plated brass trigger guard and back strap with 1 piece varnished walnut grips. All matching serial numbers frame, cylinder, grip strap, spindle and wedge. Accompanied by a extremely rare Burgundy velvet lined Colt casing and accessories.

    According to the book COLT’S POCKET ’49 IT’S EVOLUTION, Jordan & Watt, it is estimated that only about 2,200 short frame Wells Fargo revolvers were ever produced and fewer than twenty were cased. The chart on p.63 of referenced publication shows that only an estimated 1,450 of the estimated 2,200 produced had long triggers as found on this revolver.
    Provenance pictured in the above book on page 69 and captioned as belonging to the Robin Rapley collection, also sold by James D. Julia in 2014 copy of auction description in photos. The Revolver in fine working order a top addition for the Colt collector. Can be seen/collected from Carshalton Surrey or happy to post via next day service, always happy to answer any questions or discuss sensible offers call Richard any time thanks for looking.



    £ 3,200
    Category:Pistol / Hand Guns
    Subcategory:Revolver
    Condition:Used - Good condition
    Price:£ 3,200
    Sale type:Private
    Make:An extremely rare Cased Colt Short Frame Wells Fargo model 1849
    Calibre:.31
    Model:Wells Fargo
    Certificate:No Licence - Antique/Obsolete Calibre - Section 58 (2) Firearms Act 1968
    Gun Status:Activated
    Recommended Usage:Collection item
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    An extremely rare Cased Colt Short Frame Wells Fargo model 1849  Wells Fargo .31  Revolver
    An extremely rare Cased Colt Short Frame Wells Fargo model 1849 Wells Fargo .31 Revolver
    £ 3,200
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