Colt 1862 Pocket Police Revolver Converted to Cartridge.

A very fine Colt Police revolver originally manufactured in 1861, converted to .38 caliber cartridge, with nickel plating, serial number 2534. The conversion is a complete one, including ejector, loading gate, and modified hammer. The gun has deep clear etching of the stagecoach scene on the cylinder, and all serial numbers match except for the loading lever. Size: 10 ½ inches long overall, with a 4 ½ inch barrel. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S $35 plus a 1.5% replacement cost insurance fee. Discounts given on combined lot shipping.

Provenance:Lawrence Shelton Collection


Condition: Overall excellent, with a tight, crisp action. There is wear to the nickel on the right hand side of the frame. The hammer retains its case hardening. The grips are excellent.

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,500
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