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    COLT MODEL 1851 NAVY REVOLVER "FRONTIER SET" - Serial number 151900, circa 1860's. 7 ½" barrel in .36 calibre. All serial numbers match with exception of cylinder. Cylinder serial number is not visible. N.Y. America barrel address. All features as standard for this civilian model including wood grips. Functioning action. Accompanying this lot is a black leather holster with an attached sheath with knife.

    Condition: All metal surfaces have been cleaned with what appears to be naval jelly and are heavily pitted. Brass backstrap and triggerguard have been cleaned. Rear sight added to breach of barrel. Trigger and bolt spring screw hole in frame is oversized. There are a number of replacement screws on the revolver. Wood grips show a lot of wear and don't fit the straps very well. Trigger is a replacement. Backstrap has a name punch dot stamped into it recently. Homemade black leather holster with attached knife sheath is soft and pliable. Sheath contains a dirk shaped knife with 7" blade. Knife handle is a combination of ebony and bone with a brass pommel cap. Knife blade has been contemporarily etched "MI PATRIA ES LO PRIMERO - G. BELLON, OAXACA".


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    11th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 17
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