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Firearms, Militaria & Sporting

Sat, Nov 16, 2019 09:00AM EST
Lot 92

Identified Colt Navy percussion revolver

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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Identified Colt model 1861 single action Navy percussion revolver, .36 caliber, with walnut grips, all numbers matching, including the wedge, the back strap engraved Nere A. Elfwing, 7 1/2" barrel. SN #6645 - 2. Lt. Col. Elfwing was listed in the rolls of the 48th NY Infantry, as well as being listed as a Major, the 48th was attached to the 1st brigade of Gen. Sherman's force; embarked for Port Royal late in October, and was active in the capture of the fortifications of Port Royal ferry Jan. I, 1862; In June, 1863, the regiment, with the exception of Cos. G and I, left Fort Pulaski and proceeded to Hilton Head, where it was there attached to Strong's brigade, 10th corps, with which it participated in the movement against Fort Wagner in July; In August it formed a part of the Florida expedition; was posted for some time at St. Augustine; participated in the disastrous battle at Olustee; On May 30 it was assigned to the 1st brigade, 3rd division, 18th corps, and on June 15, to the


Overall fine condition, retains 80% blue, traces of silver on backstrap and trigger guard, handling marks to grips including a small loss to the toe, indexes correctly.

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