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Cased London Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolver W Canteen shoulder Stock

 CASED COLT MODEL 1851 LONDON NAVY REVOLVER WITH CANTEEN SHOULDER STOCK. SN 94436. Cal. 36.
 Very rare set with revolver having usual configuration with 7-1/2" bbl, rare dovetail front sight and 1-line London address.  Frame has "COLTS PATENT" on left side with a rare silver-plated brass trigger guard and silver-plated iron backstrap. It has usual 6-shot cylinder with Ormsby Naval battle scene and has British proofs on bbl lug & cyl. Frame is 4-screw type cut for shoulder stock with flathead hammer screw and extended stock screws. Buttstrap is dimpled for the stock attachment. Accompanied by its orig English oak casing with brass corner reinforcements and a concealed handle in the lid. It has sliding latches in the front along with a mortised brass lock. Interior is lined in green baize with the directions label inside lid. Bottom is compartmented in bottom for the revolver, a matching numbered canteen shoulder stock also with matching numbered buttplate, a Dixon bag flask, a blued steel 2-cavity bullet mold with "COLTS PATENT" sprue cutter, an L-shaped nipple wrench, an all-metal cleaning rod and a packet of six Colt's Combustible Cartridges. Covered compartment in left rear corner is empty. Compartment in right rear corner is missing its lid. Extremely few London Navys were cut for shoulder stock and very few of those were cased making this, indeed, a very rare set








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