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*******Tenth Michigan Cavalry Colt Model 1851 w/ SRS Letter******* : Auction-jsanderson-1701

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Inventory Number 9139369793
Seller jeffanderson (35)
Seller's Location Grove City, OH
Home Page AG
Shipping Weight 6 lbs
Packing and Materials $38.00
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Auction ends July 08, 2020 7:45 PM MDT
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Auction Description

This Colt Model 1851 Navy, Matching and Attractive, is serial-number identified by Springfield Research Service’s Letter as Issued to Company M of the Tenth Michigan Cavalry

Nearly all these Colt Navy Model 1851s made during the Civil War saw service in the War, purchased on the open market by the US Army and Navy, or purchased directly by the states to arm the troops they raised. According to the Springfield Research Service letter that goes with the Colt Navy revolver, this one was issued to a trooper in Company M, Tenth Michigan Cavalry.

The Tenth Michigan Cavalry was formed in 1863 and served in Tennessee with a few excursions into Virginia and North Carolina. I will include the original letter from Springfield Research Service (SRS) with this Colt Navy. I did not pay the additional fee to SRS to have the archive records searched to determine a particular trooper but you can do that if you are the successful bidder.

The serial number, 141987, is matching on all parts of the gun, except the wedge which is not numbered. This gun was refinished at some time in the past, the barrel address is clear, and all serials are clear, except the cylinder which has no scene left, but does have faintly the last digits of the serial. The wood stocks fit well; they do not and should not have any cartouche – these wartime Colt Navies were purchased on the open market, and not made on military contract.

The mechanics work well, and the barrel rifling is better than you usually see in these black powder percussion Colts.

I am offering this locally and elsewhere, so consider using the Buy it Now feature.

You may email me directly at jsanderson@columbus.rr.com

















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Terms for Seller Jeff Anderson

Shipping costs will be different depending on where I am shipping to. That means that the shipping costs listed in my auctions are an estimate based on averages, but once you have won the auction, I will send you the actual cost of shipping.

All items that I sell will have a 3-day inspection with full sales price refund minus all shipping charges when returned in same condition as shipped. ALL items are sold in USED AS-IS condition and as "Collector Curios and Antiques" with NO guarantees, warranties, or liabilities implied or given for shooting or any other use. ANY inferences or comments made by me as to shooting condition is for informational description purposes ONLY and is NOT meant or intended to be a guarantee or inference of the item's safety for firing!!


Payment MUST be in either a bank Cashiers Check or Money Order ONLY. Payment must be received within ten-days of any finalized deal or ended auction.


I will ship outside of the US, but it is not possible to fully insure items once they are outside of the U.S. postal system...but if the buyer accepts this responsibility of possible damage or loss, and if he checks his Customs laws and is legal to import this particular antique weapon, then I MAY ship outside the USA, depending on the country involved. I know the federal laws about shipping antiques, and will follow them always...but you must make sure that it is legal for you where you live to receive and possess the item you want to buy. Please e-mail for any unclear terms.


You can email me directly at jsanderson@columbus.rr.com