Cased Confederate Colt Model 1849 Pocket Percussion Revolver, .31 caliber, serial number 106166, all visible serial numbers matching. Top of barrel marked "Address Saml Colt New York City", cylinder marked "Colt's Patent No. 106166". Walnut stocks, octagonal barrel, silver washed brass trigger guard and back strap, iron mounted with engraved stage coach hold up scene on cylinder, checkered hammer, standard sights, loading lever. Includes poplar case identified to Major Claudius L. Goodwin, Hampton's Legion, South Carolina in script reading "C L Goodwin", "Co…A", and possibly "Hampton Legion 186-". Case with blue velvet lining contains flask, nipple wrench, a "Eley London" tin of sand, and the key to the case. Three ring binder containing complete history of Goodwin included with lot. Barrel length – 4". Overall length – 9". Case – 2" H x 10" W x 5 3/4" D. Provenance: Estate of Jim Maconkey, Landrum, SC. Note: Major Claudius L. Goodwin served in Hampton's Legion in major battles; Peninsula Campaign, Seven day Battle, 1st & 2nd Manassas, Sharpsburg, Gettysburg, Tennessee Campaign, The Wilderness, Petersburg, Bentonville, Appomattox. CONDITION: The revolver is tight. Silver wash remaining on trigger guard and back strap. Finish remaining on stocks. Engraved cylinder scene is visible with some rust.
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