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    Exceptional Cased Colt Model 1849 Pocket Model Revolver
    Serial number 157807. .31 caliber, 5-shot cylinder with stagecoach holdup roll scene. 6-inch octagon barrel with brass pin front sight. Top of barrel stamped
    Address Saml. Colt/New-York City
    within brackets. Left side of frame stamped "Colts/Patent." Blued, with case-hardened frame, hammer, and loading lever, with silver-plated brass gripstraps. The grips of varnished walnut.
    Varnished mahogany case, lined in burgundy velvet. Embossed eagle clutching revolver powder flask, blued steel double cavity bullet mold, tin of Eley Bros. percussion caps with green paper label, miscellaneous round and conical lead projectiles, and key. Wood key plate inlaid on front of case.
    Literature:
    R.L.Wilson, American Arms Collectors Percussion Colt's and Their Rivals The Al Cali Collection, pages 28-29.
    Provenance:
    From Eastern educational institution, via Greg Martin
    Al Cali




    Condition Report*: Excellent to mint. Cylinder scene and all markings sharp. Luminous color case hardening, 99% finish and 100% varnish. Unfired. Case and accessories excellent to mint.
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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    18th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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