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Colt Paterson Belt Model Revolver
« on: December 09, 2012, 07:17:26 PM »

Colt Paterson Belt Model Revolver

Serial #: 254 Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Paterson Type: Revolver
Gauge: 36 percussion Catalog Page: 104
Barrel Length: 4 3/8 inch octagon Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Description: This is an example of one of the only 800 No. 3 Paterson Revolvers that Colt manufactured from 1838 to 1840. This is an

early Paterson Belt Model Revolver with medium frame, straight grip and straight back five-shot cylinder. The No. 3 Belt Model revolver

is the only variation of the Colt Paterson revolver that was manufactured with both straight and flared grips. The revolver is blue and

fitted with two piece fancy walnut grips. The top barrel flat has the early script legend of "-Patent Arms M'g Co Paterson N-J Colt's

Pt.-" reading towards the muzzle. The cylinder is roll-engraved with the Centaur scene. The serial number "254" is stamped on the rear

face of the barrel lug, the barrel wedge, the right side of the trigger and the rear face of the cylinder. The cylinder turning ring is

stamped with the partial serial number "25".

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