20 September 2007
A CASED .31 CALIBRE COLT MODEL 1849 PERCUSSION POCKET REVOLVER
No. 59838 for 1853
With 4in barrel and standard production specifications and markings, roll-engraved cylinder, matching serial numbers and the grip-strap and trigger-guard each with much original plated finish (small areas rubbed): in original fitted mahogany case retaining its original dark blue velvet lining, the lid with silver shield-shaped escutcheon cast in low relief, and with some accessories including original Colt's patent iron bullet mould and 'E. Pluribus. Unum' copper flask.
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