Colt 1851 Navy, Navy issue

Colt 1851 Navy, Navy issue

36 cal. Rare orig perc Navy purchase 1851 w/ Hartford address. Navy features include irongrip straps, “U S N” marking on butt strap, “1 CWR” stamp in wood butt. Serial number 89687 on barrel, frame, and backstrap (9687 on wedge & rammer); w/ s/n 89315 on triggerguard & cylinder. Both numbers are from the 1859 Navy purchase s/n range, mixed s/n’s fairly common on Navy-Navies. Good condition overall, gray metal with light pitting around nipples & forcing cone, maybe half of faint cylinder scene remains with other markings strong. Very good grips with minor chip to right toe. Needs minor mech help , fair bore. Cons, antq

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