Entire gun is a good dark age patina with some blu, Colt 1855 Root Side Hammer Pocket, 28 Cal, 3 1/2" oct barrel,Bore-Surface rust, Rifling all present, Blueing original 20% surface pitting, Action excellent, Roll marks present but weak, Grips ori. This is a nice sharp gun that has had the metal cleaned.
Navy anchor on barrel and inspector marks. Barrel has a two-line New York address and has a 5” length barrel.
Therefore, it’s no wonder only about 15,000 Baby Dragoons were produced before Samuel Colt decided a remodeling was in order. Very good cylinder scene remains.
Clean, fine lines and even correct cylinder scene. Back strap and tr, "Colt 1849 Pocket .31 caliber revolver. Re: Colt Baby Dragoon Post by gamekeeper » Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:46 pm The front sight doesn't look like the original either, it reminds me of a Remington front sight but that might be a good thing being a little taller. Percussion Description: Manufactured in 1849, this 5 inch barrel Colt Baby Dragoon with loading lever is in excellent original condition. Cylinder scene is faint but still visible. Dragoon revolvers evolved as improvements on the Colt Walker. Serial numbers match except the wedge and load, "Colt 1849 Pocket Revolver.
.31 Caliber (AC68), "Colt No.
This new little “revolving pistol” was an immediate success.
Metal has a smooth even gray patina.
In the opening months of the Mexican War Sam Colt's 1836 Patterson revolver in…, Baby Doe Tabor’s rags-to-riches story deserves its legendary status, but the tall tale has long…, Have you ever wondered what the roll-engraved cylinder scenes on the old percussion Colts depict?…. Cylinder has some light pitting. Six inch barrel. THE GUN IS CLEANED UP AND HAS A LITTLE LIGHT PITTING, THE GRIP FRAME WAS RENICKELED AT, Colt 1851 Navy Revolver with Rare 4 Screw Frame, Civil War Vintage Made in 1863, ABOLITIONIST Inscribed GUSTAVE YOUNG Engraved Cased Colt 1849 Pocket Revolver, Rare Exquisite Gustave Young Fac. Made in 1850.
Product #: PDF0071D Part Key: 0. Numbers match, loading lever has no number.
A very nice clean gun with about 25% vivid glossy blue on the barrel with the balance having flaked and turned a blue/brown color. Cylinder scene is very good, with some scattered areas of pitting aro, SCARCE Antique COLT 1862 POLICE Revolver Made 1861
W Silver Plated Iron Grip Frame & Hartford Address
Here we present an antique Colt 1862 Police Percussion Revolver, made in 1861. Uberti – top quality firearms replicas from 1959, Encouraged by an ongoing military contract, Colt turned his eye toward the civilian marketin 1848. .31 Caliber manufactured 1852. Phil Spangenberger has written for Guns & Ammo, appears on the History Channel and other documentary networks, produces Wild West shows, is a Hollywood gun coach and character actor, and is True West’s Firearms Editor. Grips are perfect with only the slightest wear. These were replacement guns for all the failed Walkers that Colt had sold to the Ordinance Department. The 1862 Pocket Navy retains the octagon barrel and hinged loading lever of the 1851 Navy, while the 1862 Police model is a miniature of the 1860 Army, with fluted cylinder, streamlined round barrel and “creeping” loading lever.
Two-line Hartford address. Excellent all original condition, including case and accessories.