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Lot 335: Colt 1851 Navy Cartridge Conversion Revolver with Accessories

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Colt Model 1851 Navy Cartridge Conversion Revolver with Accessories

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,300 - $1,900

Colt Model 1851 Navy Cartridge Conversion Revolver with Accessories

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1851 Navy
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 RF
Barrel: 7 1/2 inch octagon
Finish: nickel
Grip: antique ivory
Stock:
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Item Interest: Very Active
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.

WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Approximately 3,800 manufactured in the mid-1870s. Includes modern wood case, oiler, cleaning brush, tool, modern cartridges, and key with an attached old plaque marked "C. C. ARCHER/Att'y at Law./68W. 3rd. St./Cincinnati, Ohio". A 1917 dated obituary was found in the Cincinnati Enquirer for a Chapman C. Archer (1843-1917) who practiced law. Provenance: The Buckstix Collection

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