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Title Colt Pocket Pistol
Object Name Revolver, SN 55479
Object ID 1976.005.01
Date 1850
Description Revolver, Pocket, 1849 Model, SN 55479, percussion. Five shot percussion revolver engraved by Wolf, serial numbers indicate that 1850 is the year of production. Plage brass trigger guard/back strap are engraved as well as barrel/receiver. Cylinder is roll press engraved while rest of pistol is engraved by hand. Pocket pistol-percussion revolver, engraved, and .31 cal with serial number 55479. Colt Pocket Pistols with this fine engraving are exemplary samples of early workmanship and of the engravers art. This is an excellent original specimen. Five inch barrel, 5 shot cylinder, brass triger guard and grip strap are silver plated.
Search Terms Pre-Fort Douglas
Colt Firearms
Pistols