Premier Fine Art & Antiques Auction
August 29, 2023
Below is just a small portion of the massive selection of high quality art & antiques to be featured in our upcoming August 29th 2023 auction! This auction will span multiple genres of collectibles, including Fine Paintings & Art, Jewelry & Silver, Orientalia, Rare Glass & Lamps, Early & Victorian Furniture, Decoys, Carvings, Coin-Op, & MORE!
Kidder Cased Factory Engraved Colt 1849 Pocket Model Revolver
Bbl. 4” octagon w/ flattened brass front sight. Top flat is engraved “Sam Colt”. Five shot round cyl. with stagecoach scene roll engraving.
Frame, bbl., loading lever & grip straps have early Germanic style scroll engraving w/ punch dot backgrounds as produced in Gustave Young’s shop. Hammer has signature wolf’s head ornamentation. Left side of frame has engraved “COLT’S/PATENT” marking. Silver finished backstrap & small brass trigger guard. Bbl., frame, grip straps & cyl. have matching numbers.
Wedge has none matching number “84843”. Trigger guard has a period marked beneath S#. 1 Piece walnut grip. Mfg. 1853 prior to the American Civil War.
UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: Kidder casing w/ brass corners & blue cloth fitted interior. Case contains pocket size eagle flask, 2 cavity brass mold, cap tin, round balls & bullets.