Lot 2938

Colt Mod. 1851 Navy

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A89s | Live auction | 1043 Lots

Hammer price € 2,700

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Cal. 36 Blackpowder, SN. 66812, matching numbers. Almost bright bore with some frosting. 7½" octagon barrel, brass pin front sight. Six shots. Manufacturing date 1857. The barrel marked "- Address Saml Colt New-York City", the left side of the frame "Colts / Patent / U.S.". Cylinder with naval battle scene, offset to the front, with "Engaged 16 May 1843" almost non-existent, as is the letter "C" on "Colts Patent No 66812". Original blue 20% on the barrel, mottled, brownish patina, on the cylinder almost entirely rubbed off, loading lever, hammer and frame with remainders of colour case hardening. All iron surfaces with fine pitting. Brass back and front strap and trigger guard, with some silver plating left. The front left of the trigger marked "V", the rear "G". Varnished walnut one-piece grips with very few dings and nicks. Mechanically sound. Length 35 cm.

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The auction includes 1044 lots and starts on Friday, May 28, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 2001 - 3044. The pre-sale view will take place from 19 - 22 May, 25, 29 and 31 May 2021. However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll up.