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Lot 119: Cased Factory Engraved Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver

Auction Date: June 22, 2022

Cased Factory Engraved Colt Model 1849 Pocket Percussion Revolver

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Cased Factory Engraved Colt Model 1849 Pocket Percussion Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1849
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 31
Barrel: 5 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened/silver
Grip: walnut
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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 1856 and almost certainly engraved by Gustave Young's shop in his classic German-American style. With fitted case, cap tin, brass mold, L-shaped combination tool, and small eagle powder flask.

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