January 23, 2020 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati


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Colt U.S. Model 1851 Navy Revolver

.36 caliber, 7.5" octagonal barrel, S/N 61197 (ca. 1856).  Visible numbers matching. Nickel plating with replacement smooth one-piece walnut grip.  Late third model configuration with iron triggerguard and back strap.  Barrel marked with one-line New York Colt address.  Frame marked with patent markings and "U.S." Butt shows "USN" stamp with serial number.  

Condition:

Fair.  Moderate flaking and wear of plated finish with some needlepoint pitting and darkening throughout. Markings are moderately worn but still legible. Grips fit well and show a small missing section of wood on left side as well as some handling marks and blemishes. Mechanically functional.  Bore is good; some brightness with scattered pitting and visible edges to rifling.

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,722
01/23/2020

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