Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    COLT MODEL 1862 POLICE REVOLVER WITH CARVED IVORY EAGLE GRIPS - Serial number 18950, circa 1860s. 5 ½" barrel in .36 calibre. All features and markings as standard for this model, with the exception of the ivory grips. On the left side they depict an American Eagle with an olive branch in the right talon and a clutch of five war arrows in the left. The eagle motif is surmounted on a scroll with the word "LIBERTY" cut into the scrolls. Action functions.

    Condition:About percent of case hardening color evident on the left side of the frame. Traces only on right sight. Traces of blue in cylinder flutes and around wedge screw. Balance of metal a light grey. Heavy pitting at muzzle and front of rammer. Backstrap and triggerguard show evidence of cleaning a long time ago and are starting to re-acquire a little patina. Ivory grips show wear on the high points. All factory applied stamps and serial numbers sharp and clear with a little weakness on the patent letters on the frame. No number on wedge.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Requires 3rd Party Shipping (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    11th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,871

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 October 25 Manuscripts - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage has gone above and beyond my expectations in handling all of my transactions in a thoroughly professional manner. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone worldwide for the exemplary auction and valuation services they provide.
    Richard H.,
    Corsicana, TX
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 March 17 Western Americana & Texana Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    2018 March 17 Western Americana & Texana Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $327,896