Colt U.S. Model 1851 Navy Revolver

.36 caliber, 7.5" octagonal barrel, S/N 80470 & 16270. Blued and case hardened finish, brass triggerguard, backstrap and gripstrap, walnut grips. Triggerguard and frame serial numbered 80470, arbor pin 0470 (matching frame), barrel, cylinder, loading lever and backstrap numbered 16270. Wedge unnumbered. Frame with US mark under COLT'S / PATENT, indicating it was a martial frame and part of a US Army revolver contract ca 1857. One-line New York address, only traces of cylinder scene, cones appear to be more modern replacements.


Good. Metal with a mottled and oxidized patina, showing pitting and wear. Mechanically functional, fair bore. Grips worn with a crack on the left side, showing some minor chipping and mars, front sight replaced, some screws replaced. A salty, well used mixed numbers Colt Navy with a martial frame.

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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