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May 6, 7, 8 & 9, 2022
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FINE AND SCARCE MARTIAL THIRD MODEL COLT 1851 NAVY REVOLVER.
Bbl. 7 1/2″ oct.
Revolver part of first US Army contract, made in 1856, standard configuration, one line New York address. Left side of frame has sm. “COLT’S PATENT” over “U.S.”, one-piece walnut grips have inspection cartouches on either side, sm. single inspector initials are found on most every serialized part. This is a fine survivor of the very first army contract for Colt navies. Most of these early guns saw use in the west & during the Civil War w/ few having any original finish.