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American .31 caliber pocket revolver, Colt Model 1849, made 1861.

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American .31 caliber pocket revolver, Colt Model 1849, made 1861.
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American .31 caliber pocket revolver, Colt Model 1849, made 1861. 780 grams, 11" long, 5-5/8" barrel. Serial 187781, matching on barrel, frame, cylinder, trigger guard, and butt, six-inch octagonal barrel with fixed front sight, functioning loading lever and wedge, etched cylinder, brass trigger guard and backstrap, functioning trigger and hammer, walnut grips. Good condition overall with some wear and minor pitting, grips in great condition with minimal marks, "ME" custom engraved on the butt and western scene on barrel. The cylinders of early Colt revolvers were often roll-engraved with elaborate scenes. The scene depicted on this copper proof plate is called the "Stagecoach Holdup." It shows bandits attempting to rob a stagecoach but they are thwarted by passengers armed with Colt revolvers.