Premier Firearms Auction
May 12, 13, 14, & 15, 2023
Cased Colt 1849 “Wells Fargo” Pocket Model Revolver
Bbl. 3″ octagon w/ New York address & bead sight.
Known to collectors as the “Wells Fargo”, this desirable variation is made without the loading lever. Five shot round cyl. w/ stagecoach scene w/ roll engraving. Blue & case colored finish w/ silver finished brass backstrap & small round trigger guard.
1 Piece walnut grips. Bbl., frame, grip straps & cyl. have matching numbers. “8″ is found below the S# on the frame. Left side of trigger guard has “M” inspection mark. Mfg. 1860 just prior to the American Civil War.
UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: period wood casing w/ red cloth fitted interior. Case contains powder flask, 2 cavity brass mold, nipple wrench, cap tin, case key & round balls. Case exterior shows light scratches & marks. Interior shows fading w/ wear spots & small tears.