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Lot 2102: Colt Model 1848 Baby Dragoon Percussion Revolver

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

Colt Model 1848 Baby Dragoon Percussion Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1848
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 31
Barrel: 6 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: walnut
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Class: Antique

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.


The Baby Dragoon was the first pocket revolver manufactured at Colt's factory in Hartford, and approximately 15,000 were manufactured in 1847-50. This revolver was manufactured in 1848 and has the two-line New York address on top of the barrel, small "COLTS/PATENT" on the left of the frame, and "COLTS/PATENT/6889" on the cylinder . All matching serial numbers (wedge unnumbered).

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