A Fine Cased Colt 1849 Pocket Revolver
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10½” overall, 5” octagonal barrel with bead fore sight and London Proofs. 2 line address: “ADDRESS COL COLT LONDON” 5 shot cylinder with stage coach hold-up scene, iron backstrap and trigger guard, numbered on all parts 9084. Varnished walnut grips.
In its original blue velvet lined and fitted mahogany case with brass escutcheon on the lid and loading and cleaning directions label inside the lid. Contains bag shaped copper flask by James Dixon & Sons, blued double cavity iron mould for balls and bullets stamped "COLT'S PATENT" on the sprue cutter, blued steel cleaning rod, blued combined nipple key and turnscrew, W&C Eley 500 count cap tin with label "Made expressly for COLT'S PT. Belt and Pocket PISTOLS" and containing caps, and the case key.
In good condition with most original finish.
Samuel Colt manufactured percussion revolvers from his factory in Bessborough Place from 1853 to 1856