Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 2353: Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver with Case & Accessories

Auction Date: October 7, 2021

Estimated Price: $2,250 - $3,500

Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver with Case & Accessories

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1849
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 31
Barrel: 6 inch octagon
Finish: nickel
Grip: walnut
Stock:
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Serial Number:
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.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured in 1862. Scarce nickel-plated finish of the period. Possibly factory, or at the least, retailer applied. The five- shot cylinder is roll-engraved with the Stagecoach Holdup scene. The top barrel flat is roll-stamped with the late, one-line, legend: "ADDRESS COL SAML COLT NEW-YORK U.S. AMERICA". The left side of the frame is stamped with the two-line, "COLTS/PATENT" marking. Full serial number "212360" marked on bottom of the barrel lug, frame, trigger guard and back strap. Cylinder marked with partial serial number "12360" and loading lever marked "2360". All of the serial numbers match. Includes leather wrapped case (latches absent) with red velvet/purple felt lined interior, powder flask, "COLT'S/PATENT" marked bullet mold, and Winchester cap tin.

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