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    Cased Deluxe Factory Engraved Presentation Colt Model 1862 Police Pocket Percussion Revolver. Serial no. 14303, .36 caliber, 6 ½-inch barrel with single-line New York address. Deluxe factory engraved in fine scroll with coverage on muzzle, barrel, breech, cylinder, frame, hammer, backstrap and triggerguard. Backstrap with presentation inscription reading: Prof. J. D. Butler/From Colt's P. F. A. M.[Patent Firearms Manufacturing ] Co. Blued finish. Case-hardened lever and hammer. Rare original factory deluxe mother-of-pearl grips [only known on about 4-5 percussion Colt's of any model]. Contained in a keyed, purple velvet-lined, unique American maple partitioned case with rosewood trim. The inner lid with rare stamped foil border found on only the most deluxe of cases. Case includes the following accessories: 200 count green label Eley tin; .36 caliber two-cavity Colt's Patent bullet mold; nipple wrench; Colt's Patent eagle powder flask with .36 caliber charger; two Colt marked packets of skin cartridges and lead ball supply. A rare and amazing cased presentation Colt Police revolver.
    Condition: Excellent to mint. Barrel retaining approximately 90% finish; cylinder 40%; blue-grey case-hardening. Grips near mint. Action crisp. Case with light age wear, interior and accessories excellent.


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    September, 2011
    18th Sunday
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