Premier Firearms Auction
May 12, 13, 14, & 15, 2023
Engraved Cased Colt 1851 Navy Revolver
Bbl. 7 1/2” octagon with cone type front sight & New York address.
Six shot round cyl. w/ naval scene roll engraving. Blue & case colored finish w/ silver finished brass grip straps. Bbl., frame, grip straps, cyl., loading lever & wedge have matching numbers. The letter “E” is found below the S# on frame & grip straps indicating factory engraving.
Frame, bbl., loading lever & grip straps have Germanic style scroll as done in the shop of master engraver Gustave Young. Hammer has trademark wolf’s head ornamentation.
1 Piece walnut grips. Mfg. 1862 during the American Civil War.
UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: proper period wood casing w/ red velour fitted interior. Case contains powder flask, 2 cavity brass mold, cap tin, case key & round balls. Also included is a sealed package of six combustible envelope cartridges w/ Hazard’s powder.