31. Stunning Cased Colt 1849 Pocket Model Revolver

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Description Update (3/15/17): Incorrect flask is pictured in catalog instead comes with a "Colt's patent" marked flask

Stunning Cased Colt 1849 Pocket Model Revolver serial #277887 all matching including wedge, .31 cal., 4" octagon barrel with a bright excellent bore that shows oxidation for a short distance at the breech. The condition of this entire set is remarkable. The barrel retains 98% shiny bright original blue with markings remaining perfect. The loading lever shows lots of original color case-hardened finish just beginning to blend with a smooth patina. The cylinder shows 100% of its original stagecoach hold-up scene and retains about 85% original blue with the only loss due to flaking and with those areas bearing a lovely smooth brown patina. The frame retains 95% original color case-hardened finish which has just faded slightly and has a wonderful appearance, there is even color case in full coverage on the face of the recoil shield. The brass gripstraps retain virtually all of their original silver plated finish which bears a pleasing mellow tarnish. The one-piece walnut grip rates excellent with 99% original finish remaining. The revolver comes in its original walnut case with blue baize lining, soft wood base and proper scribe marks around hinges and lock mechanism with key. The condition of the case is excellent with two cracks in the lid and three in the base, however the case is sound. The included accessories are also in wonderful condition with the "COLT'S / PATENT" marked bullet mould and "L" shaped combination tool both retaining 90% plus original blue finish, the Colt (7000/9000) SOLD FOR $8,050.00

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