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Stainless Steel Uberti Colt's model1862 Pocket Navy
« on: April 20, 2015, 08:44:44 PM »
I've been posting a thread for a about 5 years now about Stainless Steel Colt's made by Uberti in the 1980s.  Well, I've managed to snag another one today.  An 1862 Pocket Navy made in 1984.







Here's an update of the thread:


I am seeking the location of, and any information available on a line of stainless steel percussion Colt revolvers made by Uberti and imported by Allen Firearms, Santa Fe, NM; Southwest Muzzleloaders Supply, Inc. Angleton, TX, Uberti USA, and possibly others in the early to mid '80s. Phil Spangenberger did an article about these stainless revolvers in the October 1983 issue of Guns and Ammo Magazine. According to the article, the models that were being imported were the 1851 Navy, 1860 Army, 1861 Navy, 1862 Pocket Navy, and 1862 Pocket police. Thanks to Dr. J.L. Davis of RPRCA, Claremore, OK, I have a 1984 price list for Uberti products that lists fourteen different variations of Stainless Steel Colts produced by Uberti at that time. Subsequent price list expanded the line to 16 models by adding 4 ½ inch barreled Pocket Navy and Pocket Police. The complete model/variation list, known so far, is:

1851 Navy, Oval Trigger guard Revolver, Cal. .36
1851 Navy Square back Trigger guard Revolver, Cal. .36 *@
1851 Navy “Sheriff’s Model” Oval Trigger guard Revolver, Cal. .36 *
1851 Navy “Sheriff’s Model” Square back Trigger guard Revolver, Cal. .36
1860 Army Military, Cut For Stock, Cal. .44 *@
1860 Army Military, With Fluted Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .44*@
1861 Navy Military, Cut For Stock, Revolver, Cal. .36 * @
1861 Navy Civilian, Revolver, Cal. .36
1861 Navy Military, With Fluted Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36
1861 Navy Civilian, With Fluted Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36
1862 Police, Semi-Fluted Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36, Barrel 4 ½”
1862 Police, Semi-Fluted Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36, Barrel 5 ½”*
1862 Police, Semi-Fluted Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36, Barrel 6 ½”
1862 Pocket Navy, Engraved Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36, Barrel 4 ½”*
1862 Pocket Navy, Engraved Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36, Barrel 5 ½”*@
1862 Pocket Navy, Engraved Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36, Barrel 6 ½”
(* - have identified location of examples of these models)
(@ - have this model)

So far, I have five of these revolvers and know of seventeen others in hands of other collectors or BP shooters. Anyone with information concerning Allen Firearms, Southwest Muzzleloaders Supply or any other Uberti Stainless Steel Colt style revolvers is requested to contact fingersmcgee@charter.net I am seeking information as to models, manufacture dates, serial numbers, barrel markings, and any other characteristics as well as any catalog, brochure and original packaging information.

Of course, if anyone has any for sale, I would be interested in that also.

Thanks in advance for any info.
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Re: Stainless Steel Uberti Colt's model1862 Pocket Navy
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2015, 04:22:07 AM »
I am not a fan of SS handguns.  But, I have to admit, for C&B it might be a good choice.  That Pocket Navy looks pretty good.  Good luck in your search for the rest of them. 

If you ever come upon a Pocket Police that is surplus to your needs, get in touch.  You know my weakness for the round barrel.

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Re: Stainless Steel Uberti Colt's model1862 Pocket Navy
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2015, 09:16:18 AM »
Will do Kevin
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Re: Stainless Steel Uberti Colt's model1862 Pocket Navy
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2015, 07:19:09 PM »
That is one good-lookin' pistola!
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Re: Stainless Steel Uberti Colt's model1862 Pocket Navy
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2015, 07:08:38 AM »
WOW! That is a nice one!  L@.

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Re: Stainless Steel Uberti Colt's model1862 Pocket Navy
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2015, 10:49:40 PM »
Fingers, you are the only one I've even heard of that has a stainless Colt, much less a collection of them!
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