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COLT MODEL 1862 POCKET POLICE REVOLVER.

SN 2937. Cal. 36. 4-1/2″ bbl. Blue and case color finish with silver plated backstrap and trigger guard. Bbl shows a 1-line New York address. Frame shows Colt patent stamped on left side. SN’s match on frame, bbl, wedge, trigger guard, backstrap, and arbor. Grips were not removed, but appear absolutely orig. PROVENANCE: Collection of Daniel C. Scott. CONDITION: Very good to fine. Bbl retains 10-20% orig blue, blending with a plumb-brown patina. There is some slight roughness at the muzzle end. Bbl address is sharp. Frame retains 20% case color, with the balance turning a pleasing silver-gray. Trigger guard and backstrap retain 80% of orig silver finish. Cyl retains 10% blue in protected areas, with a sharp patent mark in the flute. 2 of the 5 safety pins are intact. Grips retain nearly all the orig varnish finish, with only slight high point wear and a few dents and scratches. The initial “W” is carved into the butt end of right grip. A very nice example of a Colt Pocket Police revolver made in the first year of production, 1861. 50709-14 TEP (2,500-4,000) – Lot 2285

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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