SOLD! for $5,520.00.
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Civil War era Colt Model 1849 Pocket Percussion Revolver, .31 caliber, serial number 202541, all visible serial numbers matching. Top of barrel marked "Address Col. Sam Colt New-York U.S. America", cylinder marked "Colt's Patent No". Walnut stocks, octagonal barrel, brass trigger guard and back strap, iron mounted with engraved stage coach hold-up scene on cylinder, checkered hammer, brass bead front sight, loading lever. Housed in a wooden case with brown velvet lined interior and three (3) accessories including one (1) powder flask, one (1) tin of caps, one (1) bullet mold, also includes a grouping of bullets and one (1) case key. Barrel length: 6". Overall length: 11". Serial number corresponds to year 1862.
PROVENANCE: Private Nashville, Tennessee collection.
CONDITION: 20% of factory blue remaining with some surface wear to barrel, frame, and cylinder. Cylinder engraving is visible. Stock with very minor storage dings. Action is slightly sticky but holds at half and full cock. Bore is dirty with visible rifling. Case and accessories with general wear to be expected from age. Key is present, however lock appears to be non-functional.