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Colt pocket Navy?

Discussion in 'Handguns: Revolvers' started by tylerflynn, Feb 3, 2011.

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  1. tylerflynn

    tylerflynn Member

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    I have attached a photo of what I think is a pocket navy colt, 1861. Can anybody confirm I am close as to its identification? My grandmother gave it to me a few years back and it's been sitting in a frame in my closet ever since. Hope to hear back!
     

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  2. PRM

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    The cylinder and frame appear to be an 1862 Pocket Navy. Definitely converted to cartridge. Would like to see more pics.

    The barrel appears to be a Pocket Police barrel. That's interesting.

    This was a fairly common conversion during the C&B ~ cartridge change over.

    Nice gun. Do you have any documentation?

    The patent dates are different from most C&B 1862s. It could have been done at the factory.

    Suggest you post this in the Black Powder Forum.
     
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  3. tylerflynn

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    Colt

    I don't have any documentation. It is stamped patent 1871/1872 on the frame. 36cal. and a New York address on the barrel. It has a serial number 819#, on the barrel, frame and grip.
     
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