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  1. Need some schooling on 1851

    Colt Percussion Revolvers
    Howdy there. I am very new to Cap and Ball shooting and could use some information. I have a pair of cabelas "51's" in 44 caliber with the brass frames. I am aware that they are not period correct in anyway, but so far they are fun to shoot. I had no idea that they would be this fun. That being...
  2. WTB: 2nd Gen. Colts Patent '51 Navy powder flask and 36 cal mold

    Want to Buy
    FOUND-- Thanks, Colter:cool:
  3. 1851 Colt .36 Cal. Worth (WIlliam Randolph Hearst Collection)

    Colt Revolvers
    I have a 1851 Colt .36 Cal with Colt ball marker both with documentation under WIlliam Randolph Hearst Collection. I inherited the Pistol and ball maker from my Grand Father, and most likely will never sell it, but I wonder its worth based on its connection to William Hearst. Thanks, SCW
  4. Late Colt 1851 Navy and Gain-Twist Rifling

    Colt Revolvers
    Does anyone know if Colt ever produced 1851 Navy barrels without progressive rifling? I ask because I recently encountered something of a puzzle. Here's the story: I ran across what at first appeared to be one of the 4th Model 1851 Navy revolvers assembled (possibly as late as the 1940s) from...
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