Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolver, Third Model, .36 caliber, six round cylinder, 7.5" octagonal barrel marked at top Address Saml Colt New York City with small A inspection stamp, loading lever marked 62, left frame marked Colts Patent U.S. on three lines, V mark on trigger guard, six matched serial numbers including cylinder and barrel wedge, Texas Naval battle scene worn but visible on cylinder, cylinder prone to locking, manufactured 1856, SN 60XXX *Note: Consignors research suggests that this Colt is within the serial range of revolvers issued to the 1st & 2nd U.S. Cavalry and was likely issued to the Department of Texas in 1856. Texas U.S. troops under command of General David E. Twiggs surrendered to Texas Confederate forces on February 16, 1861. Start Price: $500.00
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