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Model 1851 Colt Navy Revolver and Holster

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
266
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
Sale #3165M - 3165M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Model 1851 Colt Navy Revolver and Holster, c. 1863, serial number 151888, .36 caliber, walnut grips with initials carved on the upper right side, very light cylinder scene, marked on the top of the barrel "ADDRESS COL. SAML COLT NEW-YORK U.S. AMERICA," and a leather holster, barrel lg. 7 1/2, overall lg. 13 in.

Provenance: The collection of Ed Vebell.
Estimate $800-1,200

Grips have some dings and nicks and initials carved on the upper right grip, no finish left on the gun and some pitting, and the action functions properly. The holster has some wear and was adapted to use with a brass finial through the flap.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

SAML COLT, Colt 1851 Navy Revolver, Handgun holster, Mechanical engineering, Military technology, Revolver, Security, Single-action revolvers, YORK