C1749 EXTREMELY RARE CASED DELUXE 1862 POCKET NAVY CONVERSION REVOLVER; 38 caliber Rim Fire. Extraordinary gun! This gun was in one of the best collections in the country. Previously owned by John B. Solley III. Comes complete with the description stating it had been in the hands of noted arms dealer Marcus Chernoff. It has a letter of Authenticity by R.L. Wilson stating there is only 2 or 3 of these engraved 62 pocket Navy’s that are known. This one is probably one of the best. This gun features the deluxe vine style engraving that is rarely encountered on any of Colts firearms. Gun is in extraordinary condition with 90% bright barrel blue. 90% bright case colors. Back strap and trigger guard retain 95-98% original nickel finish having started to turn a nice patina. Rosewood grips in excellent condition with most original lacquer finish remaining. This gun comes complete with a deluxe French style case of Rosewood in excellent condition with only one minor crack at the top of the case. Shows a minimum amount of wear from the gun. Most of the blue velveteen lining is clean and bright. Extraordinary gun inside and out. 43k serial range. Would be hard to improve upon this original gun.
ANTIQUE $ 18,500.