Cased Factory Engraved Colt 1849 Pocket Model Revolver

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Cased Factory Engraved Colt 1849 Pocket Model Revolver


Cal. 31
S# 71786

Bbl. 4” octagon w/ engraved Saml Colt marking. Semicircular German silver blade front sight.

Round five shot cyl. w/ stagecoach scene roll engraving. Frame, bbl. & grip straps have early factory Germanic vine type scroll engraving w/ punch dot backgrounds as produced in the shop of Gustave Young. Hammer has trademark wolf’s head engraving. Silver finished backstrap & small round trigger guard.

1 Piece walnut grip. Bbl., frame, grip straps, cyl. & wedge have matching numbers. Loading lever has “3744” over added number “86”. Mfg. 1853.

UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: brass covered Colt casing w/ green baize fitted interior showing moderate wear. Case contains pocket sized eagle flask, 2 cavity mold, cap tin, round balls & bullets.


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