Identified Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver
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Identified Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver, c. 1863, serial number 203367, walnut grip, silver-plated brass backstrap engraved with John Tasker, East Cambridge, Mass., steel frame, cylinder, and octagonal barrel marked ADDRESS SAML. COLT/HARTFORD CT., barrel lg. 5, overall lg. 10 3/4 in.
Note: John Tasker was a member of the 35th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, enlisted August 11, 1862, and discharged for disability on October 10, 1864.
Light blueing left on the barrel, and the action functions properly.
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