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Cased Colt Model 1862 Pocket Police Revolver
« on: October 13, 2012, 02:55:43 PM »

Cased Colt Model 1862 Police percussion revolver serial number 4386  According to the Colt historical letter that
 accompanies the gun it was part of Colt's archive collection and "was acquired by Colt for inclusion in a proposed
 company museum. Although a formal museum was never established, the arms in this collection have been stored in the
  Engineering Archive vault and have been available to the Custom Shop, Engineering and Historical Department for
 reference purposes. Additionally, subject revolver was utilized for a period of time as a display piece in the office of the
 President. The Historical letter dated May 14th, 1996 states that serial number 4386 was in .36 caliber, barrel lenrth 4
 1/2 inches, finished in blue / case hardened and the type of stocks were wood. It also adds that it was in a presentation









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