Kidder Cased Factory Engraved Colt 1849 Pocket Model Revolver

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Kidder Cased Factory Engraved Colt 1849 Pocket Model Revolver


Cal. 31
S# 60474

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.


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