From Our Personal Collection: A Very Fine Colt Pocket Model Revolver (4-inch barrel) THAT WAS ONE OF 10,000 THAT COLT SENT SOUTH
In the book Confederate Longarms and Pistols by Hill and Anthony on page 276, they give the following statistics:
They state that the shipments went to these Southern states:
Our Colt Pocket is Serial No. 182578 which is in that range… so what we have is a very nice Colt that was perhaps used by a Southern Officer!
Whether it was or not, this Colt has a great “look” to it. Nice cylinder scene, fine wood, sharp markings, and a fair amount of bluing.
#A612 – Price $2,495