Colt Model 1862 Police Revolver with 6,5"inch barrel, fine
The Model 1862 Police Revolver was made from 1861 through c. 1873. About 28,000 were produced but, because they shared serial numbering with the 1862 Pocket Navy, specimens will be found with serial numbers through about 47000.
The revolver has a high polish blued barrel and fluted, five-shot, cylinder, casehardened loading lever. The brass trigger guard and backstrap have traces of the original silver. The one-piece walnut grip has a high polish "piano" finish. The top of the barrel is roll-stamped with the legend: "ADDRESS SAML COLT NEW-YORK U.S. AMERICA" in a single line reading toward the breech. "COLTS/PATENT" is stamped in two-lines on the left side of the frame. "36 CAL" is stamped on the left shoulder of the trigger guard.
Condition: All the serial numbers matching incl. wedge, The cylinder is numbered with the matching last four digits on the rear face.!This .36 caliber pistol having serial number 40xxx with 6.5-inch barrel remains in fine original condition, fine bore, 40% plus overall blue, 40% plus case colors. The grip is very fine, untouched with lots of original varnish. Mechanically very fine.
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