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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
Nicely engraved period copy (brevette) of a Colt M1851 Navy revolver - $850.00

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Nicely engraved period copy (brevette) of a Colt M1851 Navy revolver. 7-1/4" octagon barrel, about 13-3/4" overall. Marked on left side of frame "PATENT SYSTEM" and "35 CAL" on triggerguard. Extensively Belgian proofed overall. Marked on top of barrel "-AMERICAN MUZZLE LOADING REVOLVER PATENT NEW-YORK". Heavily engraved in scroll and foliate patterns, metal parts are a light gray overall with scattered pitting. Bone grips are worn smooth with expected non-structural age checking. Has a couple minor chips by the frame and one on the corner. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.