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2244
$3,450.00

COLT MODEL 1849 POCKET REVOLVER CASED WITH ACCESSORIES.

SN 120006. Cal. 31. 5″ bbl. Blue and case color finish. 1-pc walnut grip in a Colt mahogany case with a bullet mold marked, “Colts Patent”, a small flask with an eagle embossed on both sides, a tin of Eley caps, and some lead balls. Revolver is of the small guard variety with 2-line bbl address and stagecoach cyl scene. Left side of frame is marked, “Colts Patent”. SN matches on frame, bbl, trigger guard, backstrap, cyl, and arbor. Wedge is numbered 20366. Grips were not removed, but appear to be orig in all respects. PROVENANCE: Collection of Daniel C. Scott. CONDITION: Very good to fine. Bbl shows 20-30% blue finish, blending to a silver-gray patina with a few batter marks around the wedge. Bbl mark is sharp and clear. Rammer shows traces of case color. Frame is a silver-gray patina. Trigger guard and backstrap retain most of orig silver plating. Cyl shows a nearly complete scene with sharp Colt’s patent mark. 5 safety pins are intact. Grip retains nearly all of orig varnish finish with some small dents and scratches and a small chip missing from the heel of the right side. Case is very good with no breaks. Red felt lining is intact. Partitions are stable. Mold is a mustard patina with slight batter marks. Flask is a mustard patina with a few small dents. A very nice early Colt 1849 pocket revolver manufactured in 1856. 50709-18 TEP (3,000-4,500) – Lot 2244

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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