The Very First Cartridge Colt & A Presentation Colt Paterson

The first cartridge Colt revolver is a serial number 1, cased Colt Navy presented to Colt’s Paymaster during the Civil War, Lewis Sheldon. Rock Island Auction Company is the first to present it after being passed down for generations through the Sheldon Family.

It appears alongside an incredible cased Colt Paterson No. 3 Belt Model presented to Colt attorney William Watson.

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