COLT 1849 CAP & BALL POCKET PISTOL 1259G by Denix of Spain Many volunteers carried their personally owned Pocket Pistols with them when they went off to fight in the War Between the States. More Model 1849 Pocket Pistols were produced than any other Colt cap-and-ball firearm. Over its 23-year production life (1850 - 1873) about 340,000 pieces were made in total. Some 200 variations were produced during this time.
This non-firing replica represents the "Wells Fargo" revolver model which, with its 3" barrel was relatively easy to carry . Functional lock mechanism, and accurate detailing make these decorative replicas a valued piece of American history. And the actions work! Open the loading chamber, cock the hammer and pull the trigger!
This non-firing "Wells Fargo" replica has a six shot rotating cylinder with a single 3 inch octagonal barrel and round trigger guard. The body of this 7-3/4 inch pistol revolver is finished in Steel Grey while the grips are of polished hardwood. The Pocket Cap & Ball Revolver features a moving cylinder and firing mechanism and maintains the size, weight, and handling characteristics of the originals.
This .31 caliber small frame baby dragoon was relatively affordable and was widely used during the Gold Rush, Civil War, and Old West Eras. Though the Pocket Pistol had somewhat limited use in the American Civil War as compared to officially issued revolvers, it was likely more commonly used in saloons of the frontier underneath a poker table.
• Frame/Barrel in Gun Steel Finish • 6-Shot Moving cylinder/ firing mechanisms • Replicates the "Wells Fargo" Style Original
• Hardwood Stock WARNING!click here for important Safety Information
Available in both Gun Steel Grey and Nickel & Blued finishes, this is a safe non-firing model and is a perfect prop for re-enactment, theater and film, and costume events.
The Colt Pocket Pistol Revolver's small design has found large appeal to spectrum of owners, from Civil War reenactors, to Gamblers and Saloon Girls; Old West and Civil War enthusiasts, modelers and collectors alike. A great conversation piece in home or office decor and well suited for display!
Denix Non-Firing Replicas The Denix 1259 non-firing replica Colt 1849 Cap and Ball Pocket Pistol revolver is a beautiful addition to your collection. Denix deluxe non-firing models have been faithfully reproduced in weight, feel and handling characteristic of the rare and expensive originals. This historically accurate and safe revolver replica comes assembled, ready for display in your home or office, or ready for use in historic reenactment, movie, theatre, or costume events. These classic model guns are made of zinc alloy metals with polished wood stocks. They cannot withstand excessive misuse or dry-firing, cannot be disassembled nor made to fire real ammunitions.