Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 174: Colt Model 1849 Pocket Percussion Revolver

Auction Date: July 14, 2021

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

Colt Model 1849 Pocket Percussion Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1849
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 31 percussion
Barrel: 6 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: walnut
Item Views: 722
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique

OD - VERY GOOD- all original parts; none to 30% original finish; original metal surfaces smooth with all edges sharp; clear lettering, numerals and design on metal; wood slightly scratched or bruised.


Manufactured in 1859. The revolver has the two line New York barrel address inside brackets, "COLTS/PATENT" on the left side of the frame and the stagecoach holdup scene on the cylinder. Matching numbers on frame, grip straps, cylinder and wedge. The left side of the trigger guard is marked with the letters "K" and "M". Fitted with a undersized refinished one piece grip.

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