Inscribed Col. Robert M. Powell 15th Texas V.P.
Col. Robert M. Powell Inscribed Colt Model 1851 Navy Single Action Revolver.
Serial no. 38667 [barrel, frame, triggerguard, cylinder and butt], .36 caliber, 7 1/2-inch octagonal barrel with fixed front bead sight. Blued finish. Etched cylinder scene. Brass triggerguard. Oil-finished walnut grip. Backstrap engraved: COL. ROBERT M. POWELL 15TH TEXAS V.P. / FROM HIS FELLOW OFFICERS. Manufactured in 1854. Heritage has described the gun as is, and it has not been authenticated as being his actual weapon, gun is worth researching further.
Note: Robert Micajah Powell was a confederate officer, who first served as captain of Company D of the Fifth Texas Infantry during the Civil War.
Condition: Very good. Finish primarily a smooth grey patina, with noticeable signs of wear and patches of pitting. Dings and scuffs present to grips. Action good. Lightly pitted bore.
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