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    Wow is right. My Dad sold a very similar Army in...

    Wow is right. My Dad sold a very similar Army in the 60's for $600 to buy my Mom a washer and dryer with a few bucks left to buy a two line Hartford 49er. In those days a nice 1860 without...
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    Unscrew the spout and measure it with the...

    Unscrew the spout and measure it with the threads. If its an inch it is a .31 49 Pocket or .31 New Model Pocket (Root). If its 1 3/8" its for a Pocket Police or Pocket Navy. Bill
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    Plenty of room in there just put in a little...

    Plenty of room in there just put in a little island like this.

    https://i.imgur.com/ZTJG1dS.jpg
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    found it' ...

    found it'

    https://outdoorhub-res.cloudinary.com/image/fetch/f_auto,q_auto:low,w_1000,h_583,dpr_auto/https://www.outdoorhub.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2013/09/P_0591_002.jpg
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    There was another snubbie years ago that came in...

    There was another snubbie years ago that came in a coffin like case with little vampire face silver bullets and a small decorative stake for killing vampires that matched the gun. Very creative...
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    Your welcome! That huge elephant size spout is...

    Your welcome! That huge elephant size spout is another clue. Most guys in the Civil War cut down their 60 Army spouts a bit to reduce recoil. The 1858 Remington was issued as often as the 60 Army...
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    Here is a real one close up. See how the...

    Here is a real one close up. See how the decorative banner around the dog does not have the lines around the edge? modern ones have the "grooves" all the way around.
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  8. How about a link if there is one.

    How about a link if there is one.
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    Thank you sir! Bill S.

    Thank you sir! Bill S.
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    I have a bag of fifty or so old keys, pm me and I...

    I have a bag of fifty or so old keys, pm me and I can send it to you so you can try them. Just pay shipping cost and keep a key. Bill
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    There are "good as gold" Colt 1860 and 1851 molds...

    There are "good as gold" Colt 1860 and 1851 molds without the ".36 B" and ".44 H" molds out there without stamps. Colt seldom did things exactly the same way year after year. Anyone who says "Colt...
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    Sticky: One "clover" is rosewood and the second is...

    One "clover" is rosewood and the second is kingwood inlay, no brass there
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    Sticky: Is That A Real Colt Case?

    Sam Colt did not make his own cases. he contracted with others to make them just as he did with powder flasks. No one knows how many suppliers he had (some say three and others say as many as five...
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    Check out this one for info. ...

    Check out this one for info.

    https://www.coltforum.com/forums/colt-percussion-revolvers/106342-colt-pocket-model-accessory-guide.html
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    A true artifact collector! Thanks for posting.

    A true artifact collector! Thanks for posting.
  16. Shes looking for a case? Hmmm, I wonder where...

    Shes looking for a case?

    Hmmm, I wonder where she can find a case for a 4 1/2" Police???

    Bill Cases - Fine Quality Engraving of Guns
  17. Sold to Iboos. Thank you sir!

    Sold to Iboos. Thank you sir!
  18. SOLD SOLD mahogany case for Colt 1903 or 1908 auto $200

    Here is a case in the Colt early style made of African mahogany, the favored wood of Sam Colt for his cases back in the 1850's and this is very nice as the ribbon stripe grain appears and vanishes...
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    $5000 sounds very strong to me, I sold a nicer...

    $5000 sounds very strong to me, I sold a nicer one earlier this year for $2000. $5000 might have been a fair price five years ago but not now.
  20. SOLD SOLD: Colt 1851/1861 Navy antiqued cases $200 each

    This case is built to original Colt contract case specs in the African mahogany wood that Sam Colt required in his presentation cases. I have antiqued the interior, simulated the horsehair stuffing...
  21. FS:1860 Army African mahogany case $150 each

    Here is a beautiful African Mahogany (the favorite wood of Sam Colt) case for the 1860 Army from Colt with compartments in the original style for flask, mold, cartridge packet and other ...
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    https://i.imgur.com/jsG4tBo.jpg Now that is...

    https://i.imgur.com/jsG4tBo.jpg

    Now that is unusual!
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    You might get $1000- $1200 for the 49er. No...

    You might get $1000- $1200 for the 49er. No demand for Roots now so $800 for that one or maybe a bit less with the repair being needed.
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    Dont sweat the case too much as it is from the...

    Dont sweat the case too much as it is from the period but not a Colt contract product. Weights and humidity wont help that one. Good luck to you sir.
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