"COLT MODEL 1862 POCKET NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER. SN 1088. Cal. 36. Fine Civil War era percussion colt with 6-1/2" oct bbl, brass pin front sight and New-York U.S. America address. It has a 5-shot rebated cylinder and "COLTS PATENT" is on left side of frame. Caliber is marked on left shoulder of trigger guard with a small "S" inspector initial on left front web of trigger guard. It has brass trigger guard & back strap with varnished 1-pc walnut grip. CONDITION: Very good to fine, all matching including wedge, except rammer handle which is properly unnumbered. Bbl retains 60-70% thin orig blue with some light battering around wedge slot. Rammer handle pivot retains thin faded case colors. Frame retains traces of case colors in the most sheltered areas, being mostly a light gray patina. Cylinder retains traces of blue in the rebated area and shows 80-90% stagecoach holdup scene. Hammer retains 30-40% faded case colors. Trigger guard & back strap are a light mustard patina. Grip has a chipped left toe and some battering, mostly on right bottom, with a few minor nicks & scratches and retains most of its orig varnish. Mechanics are fine, strong bright bore with scattered very light pitting. 4-32272 JR335 (2,000-3,000)"
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