Cased Colt Percussion pocket 1849 revolver, cal 31 BEST OF BEST

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  • Number: 491
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  • Asking price: €4850
  • Status: Available

Cased Colt Percussion pocket 1849 revolver, cal 31. Serial 330745, all numbers matching, including the wedge and lever. Ussually the lever does not have a number this high up, but it is correct and original.  The 4 inch barrel has a minty bore and 98 % deep orig. blue.  The cylinder has 35 % blue, remainder a dark brown patina, 100 % scene and the sasfetypins are still intact. The frame and hammer retain 99 % of the casehardening, the brass 95 % of the silver and the original grips are minty showing 97 % orig. varnish. works perfect.  This is the later , single line adress , large triggerguard model, but close to mint,except for the flaking and browning ont he cylinder; would be hard to improve.

The cae is original and in super condition. No cracks or splits, all the lining original and fine. containing a colt marked powderflaks which ahs a working spirng, a brass also colt marked bulletmold, virtually perfect and a  Colt marked jappaned cap box. also present thee nipple wrench and the key. Outstanding original full case.  BEST OF BEST