Pistol / Hand GunsRevolverUsed£ 1,200
ALL MATCHING NUMBERS, 1853,Colt Pocket Model of 1849 .31 Calibre, Cap And Ball, 5 Shot, Single Action, Revolver With Brass Grip Frame, Cylinder Scene & Octagonal Barrel. Sn 16878 - 16878
The family of Colt Pocket Percussion Revolvers evolved from the iconic 1860 Army and 1851 Navy Revolvers and were produced between 1849 and 1872. This original U.S. Colt .31 Calibre Cap and Ball, 5 shot Pocket Model of 1849 Revolver is in very good original condition with even patina throughout. It has a brass trigger guard and grip frame which has traces of original factory nickel plating. The pistol has the correct blade fore sight and notched hammer rear sight. It has an undamaged American Walnut grip. The left side of its frame is stamped 'Colts Patent'. The top of the 4 " octagonal barrel is correctly marked 'Address Col Saml Colt New York City'. The bore is clean with crisp well defined rifling. It has all matching serial numbers '57258' stamped on its frame, barrel, trigger guard, cylinder and butt which dates its manufacture to 1853. The cylinder and frame are marked 'Colt's Patent’. The cylinder has excellent correct engraved ‘Stage Coach hold Up Scene’ (illustrated). The weapon's single action firing mechanism and captive steel ‘lever’ ram rod work as they should. The price for this historic Samuel Colt percussion revolver includes UK delivery. NB As an antique cap and ball revolver, no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 16878
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MakeColt, New York City'
ModelPocket Model of 1849 .31 Calibre, Cap And Ball, 5 Shot, Single Action, Revolver
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