Cased Colt 1849 “Wells Fargo” Pocket Model Revolver

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Cased Colt 1849 “Wells Fargo” Pocket Model Revolver


Cal. 31
S# 164125

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.


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