COLT MODEL: 1862 POLICE CONVERSION REVOLVER
Guns International #: 100524470 Seller's Inventory #: A-554
Category: Colt Revolvers - Conversion 1867-1878 - Colt Revolvers - Antique
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Company: MOUNTAINEER ENTERPRISES
Member Since: 3/7/08
First Name: Dick
State: New York
Country: United States
Total Number of Listings: 463
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: Bank Check, MO, Personal Check
Early Colt Model 1862 Police Conversion Revolver - Cal. .38 RF - 4 1/2" Bbl. - SN47XXX (1874) - all matching numbers. Excellent bore - just about perfect showing no pitting or corrosion - crisp action with perfect timing and lock-up.. Metal is excellent with no pits or corrosion - barrel and cylinder retain about 90% blue with some thinning and fading in areas - cylinder is the early half-fluted and rebated style. - frame has 50% to 60% case color with fading in some areas - brass guard and backstrap are a nice mellow tone and have not been polished. Grips are undamaged and retain 95% + finish and are a very attractive burl walnut, possibly special order. The front sight is a "Sheard" style and adjustable in a dovetail and could also be special order from the factory.. These factory conversions were made only 2 years 1874-1875 and only about 6500 were produced - a scarce conversion and very popular in the early West. This early conversion is in excellent or better condition and except for possibly the front sight, is all original - an outstanding collectible !
Manufacturer: The j