June 25-28, 2018 Firearms
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All matching numbers to include barrel, cylinder, frame, wedge, backstrap, loading lever and cylinder pin. Barrel and cylinder stamped with British proofs; crown over "V" and crown over "GP". Barrel stamped with "ADDRESS COL. COLT LONDON". Cylinder features roll engraved stagecoach scene. Sharp edges and legends. As to condition, this fine little pocket revolver retains 90% or better original factory blue on barrel; cylinder retains approximately 10% original factory blue with 90% scene; and frame, backstrap and trigger guard retain approximately 90% case colors. Excellent to near mint English walnut grips with nearly all of its varnish intact. Strong rifled bore and fine action. The original London oak case with brass disc on top, instruction label inside lid and lined in green felt includes a James Dixon copper flask (figure F45, page 110) in excellent condition with only one small dent, an unmarked oil bottle, a green label 250 count cap tin London marked (figure CT15), empty six pack of combustible cartridges (figure C21), two cavity Colt's patent iron bullet mold (figure M20), a contemporary manufactured cleaning rod and an original blued nipple wrench. All case accessories are identified in the book "Colt Accoutrements 1834-1911" by Robin Rapley.
Name
Value
Accessories
Case & Tools
Barrel Length
4"
Caliber/Bore
.31 Percussion
FFL Status
Antique
Manufacturer
Colt
Model
1849 Pocket
Paperwork
Yes
Serial Number
4828
(A) CASED COLT LONDON MODEL 1849 POCKET PERCUSSION REVOLVER (1854).
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $2,250.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $3,900.00
Estimate: $4,500 - $6,500
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Thursday, June 28, 2018.
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