Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 163: Virginia Retailer Marked Pre-Civil War Colt Model 1849 Pocket

Auction Date: June 10, 2021

Lynchburg, Virginia Retailer Marked Pre-Civil War Colt Model 1849 Pocket Percussion Revolver

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Lynchburg, Virginia Retailer Marked Pre-Civil War Colt Model 1849 Pocket Percussion Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1849
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 31
Barrel: 4 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened/silver
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 492
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 18
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

Description:

Manufactured 1856, "WM B & C FISHER LYNCHBURGH VA" marked on top barrel flat. William and Cyrus Fisher are known to have performed work converting flintlock muskets to percussion for use by the Confederacy.

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