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Rosewood Cased Colt Model 1862 Police Revolver with Accessories
« on: December 15, 2012, 10:31:13 PM »

Rosewood Cased Colt Model 1862 Police Revolver with Accessories

Serial #: 20755
Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1862
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 36 percussion
Barrel Length: 4 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: walnut
Description: This Colt Model 1862 Police revolver was manufactured in 1863. The revolver has the Colt high polish blue finish on the barrel and fluted five-shot cylinder color casehardened loading lever, frame and hammer, silver-plated trigger guard and back strap and varnished, one-piece walnut grip. The top of the barrel is roll-stamped "ADDRESS COL SAML COLT NEW-YORK U.S. AMERICA" in one line. "COLTS/PATENT" is stamped in two lines on the left side of the frame. "PAT.SEPT.10th 1850" is stamped in one cylinder flute and "36 Cal" is stamped on the left shoulder of the trigger guard. The full serial number "20755" is stamped on the bottom of the barrel lug, frame, trigger guard and back strap. All of the visible serial numbers match. The rosewood case has a scalloped silver plate inlaid in the lid. The interior is lined with red felt and has five compartments. The case contains a full set of accessories that include: (1) a 250 cap tin of Eley Bros., percussion caps with green label and blue wrapper, (2) "COLTS/PATENT" Eagle and Shield Colt Police Model powder flask with fixed charger, niter blue spring, gold-plated top and brown lacquer body, (3) blue iron double cavity straight leg bullet mold marked "COLT'S/PATENT" in two lines on the sprue cutter and "36B" on the right block and (4) sealed package of five American Powder Co., "Combustible Envelope Cartridges" for "Police Pistols".

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