Image Lot Price Description


2246
$2,587.50

COLT MODEL 1849 POCKET MODEL REVOLVER.

SN 145467. Cal. 31 Perc. Usual configuration, blue and case colored, 6-shot, with 6″ oct bbl. It has brass trigger guard and backstrap with 1-pc walnut grips with 2-line New York address. This gun was made about 1859 just prior to the Civil War and guns with 6″ bbls were popular among officers both North and South. This gun has the initials of its owner “HCL” scratched into buttstrap. CONDITION: Fine overall. All matching, including the wedge. Bbl retains over 80% thinning blue finish. The loading assembly retains strong traces of original case color with balance silver/gray. The frame retains about 60% muted case colors with balance gray/silver with staining. The trigger guard and backstrap retain over 90% of their orig silver plate. The cylinder has been cleaned and exhibits gray/silver color with a couple of old nicks and dings and retains 95% original stagecoach hold-up scene. Grips have light edge wear with light handling and use marks and retain 90-95% strong bright original varnish. Bore and mechanics are excellent. 50971-2 TDW (2,000-4,000) – Lot 2246

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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