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Commemorative Model 1851 Navy, authorized by the U.S. Historical Society in commemoration of Robert E. Lee in 1984. These were made in a small quantity totaling 2500. This particular revolver is numbered 835. This revolver has gold etching along both sides of the frame, barrel, hammer, and loading lever. The cylinder is etched in gold with a scene of Robert E. Lee on horseback with a Confederate flag in the back with other scenes of a cannon and buildings of importance. The top of the barrel is etched with "Lee", inside ornate gold etching. Backstrap and trigger guard are gold plated. The left grip is inlaid with a Robert E. Lee medallion. Case is constructed of wood and has a inner plaque that reads "The Official Robert E. Lee Commemorative Pistol authorized by U.S. Historical Society". Lid of case has leather panel that shows a scene of Lee on horseback. Accessories within the case include: powder flask, cap tin, gold plated ball ammunition, gloves, commemorative coin, and case key. CONDITION: Revolver is in excellent condition showing only a light dragline along the cylinder. Wood grips retain virtually all of the factory applied varnish showing little to no signs of any use or handling. Case is in excellent condition showing few minor handling marks on the lid and rest of case. Overall an exemplary reproduction Model 1851, commemorating Robert E. Lee. Accessories: Case, accessories Barrel Length: 7 - 1/2" Caliber/Bore: .36 Ball FFL Status: Antique Manufacturer: U.S. Historical Society Model: 1851 Robert E. Lee Commemorative Serial Number: 835 Condition: Dimensions: Box: 3" x 16 - 1/2" x 11".

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Estimate $1,000 - $1,500Jun 12, 2019