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    Exceptional Colt Model Wells Fargo Pocket Model Revolver
    Serial number 48234. .31 caliber, 5-shot cylinder with stagecoach holdup roll scene. 3-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 and hammer, with silver-plated brass gripstraps. The grips of varnished walnut.
    Literature:
    R.L. Wilson, American Arms Collectors Percussion Colts and Their Rivals The Al Cali Collection, page 30.
    Provenance:
    Butterfield & Butterfield auction
    Al Cali




    Condition Report*: Excellent. Cylinder scene and all markings sharp. Luminous color case hardening, 99% blue and 100% varnish. Unfired. The exceptional condition of this revolver makes it one of the most desirable examples of the Wells Fargo Model of Colt percussion handguns.
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    18th Sunday
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