Project Description

!!!!!SOLD!!!!!  This is a 47% Colt 1851 Navy revolver as issued by the United States Historical Society back in the 80’s. This miniature is the “Classic Edition” and was made by Uberti under license from Colt for the USHS. Fully functional, but non-firing. 6 1/4″ long overall with a 3 1/2″ octagon rifled barrel of .17 caliber. The frame, hammer, rammer, and loading lever are case colored. The balance of the steel parts are charcoal blue. The brass triggerguard, backstrap, and bead front sight are just starting to show a touch of age patina. The top of the barrel roll stamped with the Colt barrel address. The front left of the frame marked COLT’S PATENT in two lines. 36 CAL marked at the left rear of the triggerguard. The cylinder roll stamped with the Ormsby naval battle scene. Serial number “14” stamped into the barrel lug, frame, triggerguard, backstrap, and cylinder. Complete with the original USHS mahogany casing with Colt stamped into the front right corner of the top. French fit with light blue velour lining.  The interior bottom with an inscribed rectangular brass plaque reading ” 1851 NAVY COLT MINIATURE, CLASSIC EDITION, COLT FIREARMS, UNITED STATES HISTORICAL SOCIETY”.  The revolver is in mint new as made condition.  The case shows some minor handling wear.  !!!!!SOLD!!!!!