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Lot 2114: Two Colt Model 1849 Pocket Percussion Revolvers

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Two Colt Model 1849 Pocket Percussion Revolvers

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $4,500 - $6,500

A) Colt Model 1849 Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1849
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 31
Barrel: 4 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened/silver
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 519
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.

Description:

Manufactured in 1857.

B) Desirable Colt Model 1849 Wells Fargo Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Pocket Army
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 31
Barrel: 3 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 519
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

Manufactured in 1853. Falls in the correct 63,000 serial range for the "Wells Fargo" Model 1849 revolvers without loading levers.

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