Revolver Colt New Model Army 1860

Frédéric Coridon
6800 €


CategoryAncient weapons
Period19th century
Condition Very good state

A Colt Navy Model 1860 Revolver (New Model Army)
Serial number: 60404 (circa 1862)
Length: 35.5cm - Barrel L.: 8 "(20.4cm)
Caliber 44 - 6 shots.

Round barrel marked on the top: ADDRESS SAM'SCOLT NEW YORK US AMERICA and a punch B on one side.
Steel frame marked: COLT'S PATENT
Barrel engraved with the naval battle, with the inscription: ENGAGED MAY 16, 1843 - COLT'S PATENT N ° 0404 - PATENT Sept 10th 1851 and the controller's initials.
The brass trigger guard is stamped with the serial number and a P.
The frame of the handle is made of brass. The butt pads are made of waxed wood and are stamped with military markings.
All parts to number.
The state of conservation is remarkable: 40% blue and 30% marbled. Very good mechanical behavior.

The naval battle evokes the fight fought by Commander MOORE of the Texas Navy, against a Mexican fleet much greater in number.
Manufacturing: 200,500 copies from 1860 to 1873, more than 40% of which were sold to the government because of the Civil War.

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