Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 171: Colt Model 1849 Pocket Percussion Revolver

Auction Date: October 20, 2021

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Colt Model 1849 Pocket Percussion Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1849
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 31 percussion
Barrel: 6 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
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Item Interest: Average
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Class: Antique

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.


Manufactured in 1870. The butt is crudely inscribed "JAMES". The consignor states that this gun was found in the rafters of a hideout used by the James Brothers and their gang in Western Missouri.

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