Project Description

This is a 47% scale miniature Colt 1861 Navy percussion revolver with detachable shoulder stock originally issued and sold by the United States Historical Society, and authorized by Colt, in the 1980’s. These were made by Uberti in Italy for the U.S. Historical Society, under license from Colt.  This is the “Classic Edition” which is a standard non-embellished working man’s revolver. 12 1/8″ long overall with the shoulder stock attached.  The revolver is 6″ long overall with a 3 9/16″ rifled barrel.  Checkered loading lever latch and hammer spur.  Fully functional, but non-firing.  Round .17 caliber rifled barrel with a yellow brass blade front sight.  Blue and case colored finish with the exception of the stock yoke and buttplate which are yellow brass.  One line Colt barrel address roll stamped into the top of the barrel.  The left front of the frame stamped COLT”S PATENT in two lines.  The left rear of the triggerguard stamped .36 CAL.  The barrel, frame, cylinder, triggerguard, backstrap, stock yoke, & buttplate with the serial number 20.  The cylinder roll engraved with the Ormsby naval battle cylinder scene.  Highly figured walnut one piece grip and walnut shoulder stock.  Complete with the original USHS mahogany casing with hinged glass top.  The upper right corner of the glass etched with the COLT logo.  The interior French fit and lined in a light blue/gray velour.  The interior fitted with a yellow brass plaque with the USHS information.  A neat piece and the lowest production model of all the United States Historical Society “Classic Edition” miniatures.  Great low serial number!  100% mint new condition.     Price:  $950.00.