Lot #6135
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Lot 6136: J.J. McCook Inscribed Colt Model 1851 Navy Percussion Revolver

Auction Date: October 7, 2022

Lot 6136: J.J. McCook Inscribed Colt Model 1851 Navy Percussion Revolver

Auction Date: October 7, 2022

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

J.J. McCook Inscribed Colt Model 1851 Navy Percussion Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1851 Navy
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 36
Barrel: 7 1/2 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened/silver
Grip: walnut
Stock:
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Item Interest: 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.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

Manufactured in 1853. Butt inscribed "J. J. McCook" in script. Includes information on John James McCook (1845-1910) of Ohio who served as an officer in the 6th Ohio Cavalry and on the staff of Thomas L. Crittenden in the Army of the Ohio. He was wounded at Shady Grove, Virginia. He became a lawyer in New York after the war and a board member at Harvard.

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