Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 16: Civil War Era Colt Model 1849 Pocket Percussion Revolver

Auction Date: November 30, 2018

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,100 - $1,600

Civil War Era Colt Model 1849 Pocket Percussion Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1849
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 31
Barrel: 6 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened/silver
Grip: walnut
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Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 11
Class: Antique

Manufactured in 1862. Standard markings and features including matching serial numbers (miss-stamped "3623" on the cylinder arbor pin).

Rating Definition:

Fine with 60% original blue on the barrel, 25% original case colors on the frame, subtle case colors elsewhere, strong original silver plating in protected areas, aged patina on the silver and exposed brass, gray and brown patina on the balance, some minor oxidation and pitting, generally crisp markings and cylinder scene, and minor dings and scratches on the fine grip. Mechanically fine.

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