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    Colt 1851 Navy Revolver Converted to a "Belly Gun". Caliber .36. Serial number 51276. All visible numbers matching. Barrel shortened to 2.5". Faint cylinder scene. Retains the original walnut grips though the right grip has a small pieced-in repair at the narrow end. This so-called "Belly Gun", perhaps represents one of the earliest attempts at modifying an existing weapon to make it more easily concealable for outlaws and lawmen alike.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2011
    12th Saturday
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