Colt Model 1860 Percussion Army Revolver

.44 caliber, 8" barrel, S/N 16549 (mfg. ca 1861). Blued and color case hardened finish, brass triggerguard, walnut grip. All numbers match, including the wedge, with the exception of the grip which is not numbered. Single-line New York barrel address, .44 caliber mark on rear web of triggerguard, standard patent markings on cylinder. Four-screw frame cut for shoulder stock. Frame, barrel, triggerguard and grip frame serial numbers with a "0" above or below them. The initials WJW are lightly carved in the right side of the grip. Consignor notes that this revolver is part of a shipment of 1,000 shoulder stocked M1860 Army revolvers delivered to the 11th NY Cavalry. This assertion cannot be verified by the cataloger. This gun is not listed in the Springfield Research Service serial number books, and is not martially marked in any way.


Good. Metal with a mostly smooth plum brown patina, showing some scattered surface oxidation and light pitting. Most markings legible, cylinder scene weak. Mechanically functional. All stop pins at least partially present on rear of cylinder. Fair bore is moderately pitted. Brass with an ocher patina. grip with expected wear and mars.

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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