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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
Colt M1849 pocket model 4" revolver - $1450.00

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Colt M1849 pocket model 4" revolver. Serial number 238736 matching on frame, barrel, trigger guard, grip strap, loading lever (8736), cylinder (38736), and wedge (8736). Barrel marking "ADDRESS COL SAML COLT NEW-YORK U.S.AMERICA." Markings are sharp and cylinder has excellent roll-engraved Stagecoach Holdup scene. Frame and lever have bright color casehardening mixing with medium patina. Barrel shows some original blue finish, mixing with medium patina, cylinder with even light patina, brass parts with light patina and a few minor dings on the butt. Wood grips retain almost all of the original varnish, being worn on the butt edges, and showing some minor handling marks. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.