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SCARCE EARLY 1ST YEAR PRODUCTION 2ND MODEL "SQUAREBACK" 1851 COLT NAVY REVOLVER

Price: $6,500.00
Availability: SOLD
Prod. Code: FR481

Scarce early 1st year production 2nd model "Squareback" triggerguard 1851 Colt Navy .36 caliber six-shot revolver, early serial #843 matching, including the barrel wedge, 1850 pre-Civil War production. Very fine+ 2nd model Colt Navy overall, metal overall is a dark-age patina with approximately .40% original blue remaining on the barrel. Cylinder scene rates .80% with clear "ENGAGED 16 MAY 1843" stamp. Barrel flats are sharp with clear and crisp one-line New York barrel address. Bore is very good with distinct rifling. Mechanics are tight. .99% of original dull silver remaining on triggerguard and gripstrap.  Left side of frame with strong "COLTS PATENT" stamped. "Slim-Jim" grips are excellent with smooth age handling wear.  Here is your chance to owe a highly collectible scarce and early 1st year production Colt Navy, this gun would make an excellent addition to any collection. Very hard to find in this condition.