CASED PAIR OF FACTORY ENGRAVED EARLY 3RD MODEL 1851 NAVY REVOLVERS
Standard configuration, 7.5” octagonal barrels, brass pin front sights, stamped: “– Address Saml. Colt New-York City –” with long dashes, blued 6-shot cylinders with Texas naval engagement rolled scene with last 3 digits of S# “477” & “488”. Case-hardened frames, hammers, & loading assemblies, silver plated brass gripstraps. Left side of each frame engraved “COLTS / PATENT” in 2 different styles. Grips are checkered ivory. Revolvers are factory engraved en suite in an early scroll and punch dot pattern.
Accompanying brass bound mahogany double case, lined in green velvet. “COLTS PATENT” 2-sided panoply of arms powder flask, brass double cavity “COLT’S PATENT” bullet mold, Eley Bros. percussion cap tin with green paper label, “Dixson” pewter oil bottle, sealed pack of 6 combustible cartridges, blued L-shaped screwdriver/nipple wrench combination tool, and functional case key. There are several extra internal components including hands, screws and hand spring. There are two additional cylinders fully engraved, with full engraved serial numbers matching revolvers.