The Model 1860 Army was the major sidearm in use by U.S. troops during the Civil War with over 127,000 Colt revolvers acquired by the Union government during the conflict.
This revolver is a .44 caliber, three-screw model with a 6-shot rebated cylinder and an 8” long barrel. Strong rifling. Grips are original one-piece walnut in very good condition with no visible cartouches. It does show some light, minor dings at the wedge area. Revolver has matching serial numbers #10,177 on the barrel, frame, trigger guard, butt strap, and cylinder. Serial number dates the manufacture in 1861.
Mechanics are perfect. Barrel address is clear and reads
“ADDRESS COL. SAML COLT NEW - YORK U.S. AMERICA”. Cylinder scene is complete
and visible. The “COLTS / PATENT” and “44 CAL” marks on the left side are sharp
and clear. All nipples original and in
This is a classic, wartime production, four-screw Colt Model 1860 Army revolver with its original holster!
Inventory Number: HAN 123 / Sold