COLT'S MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LLC Revolvers: Percussion, Models 1849, 1851, 1855, 1860, 1861, 1862, & 1865
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1849 POCKET MODEL Get Pricing

.31 cal., 5 or 6 shot, 3, 4, 5, and 6 in. octagon barrels, most with loading levers, blue metal with case hardened frame, lever and hammer, grip straps of brass (silver plated), or steel (silver plated or blue), stagecoach hold-up scene on cylinder, serial range 12,000 to 340,000. Mfg. 1850-73.

1849 Pocket Model First Type Get Pricing

4, 5, or 6 in. barrel, loading lever and small or large brass trigger guard.

1849 Pocket Model Second Type Get Pricing

4, 5, or 6 in. barrel, loading lever and steel grip straps.

1849 Pocket Model Wells Fargo Model Get Pricing

3 in. barrel, without loading lever and with small round trigger guard.

1849 LONDON POCKET MODEL Get Pricing

London pistols were of the same general configuration, but of better finish, serial range 1-11,000. Mfg. 1853-57.

1849 London Pocket Model Early Type Get Pricing

serial numbered under 1500, with small trigger guard and brass grip straps.

1849 London Pocket Model Late Type Get Pricing

oval trigger guard and steel grip straps.

1851 NAVY Get Pricing

.36 cal., 6 shot, 7 1/2 in. octagon barrel and loading lever, blue metal with case hardened frame, lever and hammer, one piece walnut finished grips, cylinder scene of Texas Navy battle with Mexico, serial range 1-highest recorded number was 215,348, three barrel addresses 1-74,000 (ADDRESS SAML COLT, NEW YORK CITY), 74,000-101,000 (ADDRESS SAML COLT, HARTFORD, CT.) 101,000-215,348 (ADDRESS COL. SAML COLT, NEW YORK, U.S. AMERICA). Mfg. 1850-73.

1851 Navy First Model Get Pricing

square back trigger guard, bottom wedge screw, serial range 1-1,250.

1851 Navy Second Model Get Pricing

square back trigger guard, top wedge screw, serial range 1,250-4,000.

1851 Navy Third Model Get Pricing

small round brass trigger guard, serial range 4,200-85,000.

1851 Navy Fourth Model Get Pricing

large round brass trigger guard, serial range 85,000-215,348.

1851 Navy Iron Gripstrap Model Get Pricing

most often seen in fourth model.

1851 Navy Cut for shoulder stock Get Pricing

first and second type (like third model Dragoon).

1851 Navy Third Type Get Pricing

four screw frame.

51 NAVY LONDON MODEL Get Pricing

basically the same gun as the Hartford piece with London barrel address, with British proof marks in serial range 1-42,000. Mfg. 1853-57.

51 Navy London Early First Model Get Pricing

serial range below 2000, brass grip straps and small trigger guard.

51 Navy London Late Second Model Get Pricing

balance of production, large round trigger guard, steel grip straps, all London parts.

1855 SIDEHAMMER POCKET MODEL (ROOT MODEL) Get Pricing

.28 cal., had 3 1/2 in. octagon barrel, .31 cal. usually had 3 1/2 in. or 4 1/2 in. round barrel. Blue with case hardened lever and hammer, one piece wraparound style walnut grips.

1855 Sidehammer Pocket Model 1 and 1A Get Pricing

.28 cal., 3 7/16 in. octagonal bbl., oct. load lever, Indian/cabin cyl. scene, Hartford barrel address. Serial range 1 to 384.

1855 Sidehammer Pocket Model 2 Get Pricing

.28 cal., 3 1/2 in. oct. bbl., Indian/cabin cyl. scene, Hartford barrel address with pointed hand. Serial range 476 to 25,000.

1855 Sidehammer Pocket Model 3 Get Pricing

.28 cal., 3 1/2 in. oct. bbl., full fluted cylinder, Hartford barrel address with pointed hand. Serial range 25,001 to 30,000.

1855 Sidehammer Pocket Model 3A Get Pricing

.31 cal., 3 1/2 in. oct. bbl., full fluted cylinder, Hartford barrel address. Serial range 1 to 1,350.

1855 Sidehammer Pocket Model 4 Get Pricing

.31 cal., 3 1/2 in. oct. bbl., full fluted cylinder, Hartford barrel address. Serial range 1,351 to 2,400.

1855 Sidehammer Pocket Model 5 Get Pricing

.31 cal., 3 1/2 in. round bbl., full fluted cylinder, "COL. COLT NEW-YORK" barrel address. Serial range 2,401 to 8,000.

1855 Sidehammer Pocket Model 5A Get Pricing

.31 cal., 4 1/2 in. round bbl., included in same serial range as Model 5.

1855 Sidehammer Pocket Model 6 Get Pricing

.31 cal., 3 1/2 in. round bbl., stage coach hold-up cylinder scene, "COL. COLT NEW-YORK" barrel address. Serial range 8,001 through 11,074.

1855 Sidehammer Pocket Model 6A Get Pricing

.31 cal., 4 1/2 in. round bbl., included in same serial range as Model 6.

1855 Sidehammer Pocket Model 7 Get Pricing

.31 cal., 3 1/2 in. round bbl., stage coach hold-up cylinder scene, "COL. COLT NEW-YORK" barrel address. Cylinder pin retained by screw-in cylinder. Serial range 11,075 through 14,000.

1855 Sidehammer Pocket Model 7A Get Pricing

.31 cal., 4 1/2 in. round bbl., including same cylinder scene, barrel address and serial range as Model 7.

1860 MODEL ARMY Get Pricing

.44 cal., 6 shot, 7 1/2 and 8 in. round barrels with loading lever, blue metal with case hardened frame, lever and hammer, one piece walnut grips, normally blue steel back strap and brass trigger guard, barrel markings were "ADDRESS SAM COLT, HARTFORD, CT." on early productions and "ADDRESS COL. SAM COLT, NEW YORK, U.S. AMERICA" on balance, serial range 1-about 200,500, Texas Navy scene on round cylinder model. Mfg. 1860-73.

1860 Model Army Fluted Cylinder Model Get Pricing

Fluted Cylinder Model, full length cylinder flutes and no cylinder scene, 7 1/2 or 8 in. barrel, grips of Navy (very rare) or Army size, usually 4 screw frames.

1860 Model Army Round Cylinder Model Get Pricing

roll engraved Texas Navy scene, some with early Hartford address, Army grips, four screw frame to about 50,000 range, most were sold to the U.S. Government and will be martially marked.

1860 Model Army Civilian Model Get Pricing

same general configurations as Round Cylinder Model, but with 3 screw frame, no shoulder stock cuts and better blue finish than military pieces, late New York barrel address.

1861 MODEL NAVY Get Pricing

.36 cal., 6 shot, 7 1/2 in. round barrel with loading lever, blue metal with case hardened frame, lever and hammer, silver plated brass grip straps, the barrel address was "ADDRESS COL. SAM COLT, NEW YORK, U.S. AMERICA", serial range 1-38,843, cylinder scene of Texas Navy and Mexico Battle, mfg. 1861-73.

1861 Model Fluted Cylinder Navy Get Pricing

in serial range 1-100, with fluted cylinder and without rolled cylinder scene.

1861 Model Martially Marked Navys Get Pricing

will bear the U.S. stamp and inspector's marks, those marked U.S.N. on butt were of a 650 piece order for the Navy.

1861 Model London Marked Navy Get Pricing

with "ADDRESS COL. COLT, LONDON", for barrel address.

1861 Model Shoulder Stock Cut Navy Get Pricing

4 screw frames in serial range 11,000-14,000, made for third style stock (see Dragoon stocks).

1862 POLICE MODEL Get Pricing

.36 cal., 5 shot half fluted and rebated cylinder, 4 1/2, 5 1/2, and 6 1/2 in. round barrels (also 3 1/2 in. bbl. but quite rare) and loading lever. Mfg. 1861-73. Serial numbered with Model 1862 Pocket Navy, approx. 28,000 1862 Police Models were produced. Blue with case hardened frame, lever and hammer, grip straps silver plated, one piece walnut grips. Serial range 1 through approx. 47,000. Standard barrel marking "ADDRESS COL. SAML COLT NEW-YORK U.S. AMERICA" "COLTS/PATENT" on left side of frame, "PAT SEPT. 10TH 1850" stamped in cyl. flute.

1862 Police Early Model Get Pricing

"ADDRESS SAM COLT/HARTFORD CT" barrel address, silvered iron grip straps.

1862 Police Early Model Get Pricing

same but silvered brass grip straps.

1862 Police Standard Production Model Get Pricing

with New York barrel address.

1862 Police Export Production Model Get Pricing

with "L" below serial numbers (for export to England), steel grip straps. Most often but not always bearing British proofs.

1862 Police London Marked Model Get Pricing

similar to above, except with "ADDRESS, COL. COLT/LONDON" address on barrel.

POCKET MODEL OF NAVY CALIBER (MODEL 1865) Get Pricing

.36 or .38 cal., 5 shot rebated cylinder, 4 1/2 in., 5 1/2 in., and 6 1/2 in. octagonal barrels with loading lever. Mfg. 1865-1882. Blue with case hardened frame, lever and hammer, grip straps silver plated brass, one piece walnut grips. Standard barrel markings "ADDRESS COL. SAML COLT NEW-YORK U.S. AMERICA" "COLTS/PATENT" on left side of frame, stage coach hold-up scene on cylinder. Serial numbered with Model 1862 Police Model, approx. 19,000 produced. Serial range 1 through approx. 47,000. Mfg. began 1865.

Pocket Model of Navy Caliber Standard Model Get Pricing

4 1/2, 5 1/2 or 6 1/2 in. barrel lengths.

Pocket Model of Navy Caliber Export Production Model Get Pricing

with "L" below serial numbers (for export to England), steel grip straps. Often found with British proofs.

Pocket Model of Navy Caliber London Marked Model Get Pricing

similar to above but "ADDRESS COL. COLT/LONDON" address on barrel.
COLT'S MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LLC Revolvers: Percussion, Models 1849, 1851, 1855, 1860, 1861, 1862, & 1865

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