What kind of gun was the SAML Colt?
SAML COLT NEW-YORK U.S.AMERICA or ADDRESS COL. COLT Conversion of 1849 Pocket Model from percussion to .38 r.f. caliber, five shot, 4 1/2″ octagonal barrel, altered from 1873 to 1875. There would be only 4000 pieces in .38 r.f. caliber. Markings on barrel. Overlap with serial range of Model 1849 and Pocket Navy Model 1862.
When did Colt change from percussion to.38?
Conversion of 1849 Pocket Model from percussion to .38 r.f. caliber, five shot, 4 1/2″ octagonal barrel, altered from 1873 to 1875. There would be only 4000 pieces in .38 r.f. caliber.
Where did the colt 28 model come from?
COLT NEW-YORK CITY – or – ADDRESS SAML. COLT HARTFORD CT. – or – ADDRESS COL. COLT LONDON – – ADDRESS COL. COLT LONDON – Production for the .28 and .31 model was about 44000. COLT PT 1855 ADDRESS COL. COLT HARTFORD CT. U.S.A. or ADDRESS COL. COLT NEW-YORK U.S.A. ADDRESS COL. COLT LONDON 14000 – ? Production ended in 1873
What are the serial numbers on a colt 2, 784?
The balance of the parts are from two other Fluck dragoons (presumably guns that failed and were stripped for parts)… these being Fluck (also called 2nd Contract Colt or Pre Production First Model) number 2,784 and 2,223. These parts bear their original Fluck serial numbers as well as the added 3,000 or 000 added when the gun was repaired.
Where is the address on a Colt Model 1851?
The roll engraved cylinder scene depicts the battle between the Texas Navy and that of Mexico. The three main barrel addresses found on Colt Model 1851 revolvers are ‘ADDRESS SAML COLT NEW-YORK CITY’, ‘ ADDRESS SAM’L COLT. HARTFORD CT’ and ‘ADDRESS COL.
What was the barrel address on a colt?
The barrel address was ‘ADDRESS COL. SAM COLT NEW-YORK U.S. AMERICA’ with COLTS/PATENT stamped on the left side of the frame. Many of the late production Model 1865 Pocket Navy revolvers were converted from percussion to cartridge use. Please see the small frame conversion section.
What was the weight of a Colt 1851?
HARTFORD CT-’ Weight: 2 pounds 10 ounces. The Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolver was introduced in 1850 and manufactured through to 1873. As many as 215,348 of this model were produced at the Hartford factory in Connecticut with serial numbers beginning at serial number I through to 215348 which is the highest number known.