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LOT 135

Lot 135

Colt Model 1849 Pocket Percussion Revolver, 1859

Colt Model 1849 Pocket Percussion Revolver, 1859
Lot 135 Details
Colt Model 1849 Pocket Percussion Revolver, 1859

the octagonal barrel stamped 'Address Saml Colt, New York City, with walnut grip and numbered 156177 throughout (wedge excepted)
length 8.7 in — 22 cm

Estimate $300-$500

Realised: $1,440
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Colt Model 1849 Pocket Percussion Revolver, 1859
  • Colt Model 1849 Pocket Percussion Revolver, 1859
  • Colt Model 1849 Pocket Percussion Revolver, 1859
  • Colt Model 1849 Pocket Percussion Revolver, 1859
  • Colt Model 1849 Pocket Percussion Revolver, 1859

CONDITION DETAILS

Wedge numbered 56042. Original varnish to grips., Tight, crisp action.

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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