Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolver

.36 caliber, 7.5" barrel, S/N 145284 (mfg. ca 1863). Blued and color casehardened finish, silver plated brass triggerguard and backstrap, one-piece varnished walnut grip. Matching serial numbers on all parts except cylinder arbor and grip, which are both unnumbered. Standard one-line NY barrel address, standard frame markings. 


Very good. Revolver remains relatively crisp with clear markings, a smooth plum patina on most of the metal and some nice traces of case color on the loading lever and hammer.  Good cylinder scene remaining, all safety pins worn away or broken. Brass with no silver remaining and a golden color. Mechanically functional, fair bore with moderate pitting. Grip worn with numerous bumps and dings and traces of varnish. 

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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