1851 NAVY BBL. 7 ½″

1851 NAVY

The 1851 Navy was a scaled up .36 caliber version of the 1849 Pocket Model. The handy, more powerful revolver immediately found a following among soldiers and civilians alike and was eventually adopted by both the U.S. and the British military. By the start of the Civil War, Colt had refined the Navy into a sleek, streamlined weapon with an improved loading lever. The 1861 Navy is often acclaimed as Colt’s most handsome pistol. Colt worked to perfect his cap and ball revolver, designing the 1860 Army around a lightweight frame, but chambered for the more powerful .44 caliber ball. The first models featured fluted cylinders, while later models incorporated a belted cylinder for added strength and a “creeping” loading lever for easier loading. The sleek 1860 Army is considered to be the ultimate combat handgun of the percussion era.

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The 1851 Navy was a scaled up .36 caliber version of the 1849 Pocket Model. The handy, more powerful revolver immediately found a following among soldiers and civilians alike and was eventually adopted by both the U.S. and the British military. By the start of the Civil War, Colt had refined the Navy into a sleek, streamlined weapon with an improved loading lever. The 1861 Navy is often acclaimed as Colt’s most handsome pistol. Colt worked to perfect his cap and ball revolver, designing the 1860 Army around a lightweight frame, but chambered for the more powerful .44 caliber ball. The first models featured fluted cylinders, while later models incorporated a belted cylinder for added strength and a “creeping” loading lever for easier loading. The sleek 1860 Army is considered to be the ultimate combat handgun of the percussion era.


FinishesTechnicalParts and Schematics
000: STANDARD
A00: OLD WEST ANTIQUE PATINA FINISH REV.
B02: COIN FINISH HARDENING
C00: CHARCOAL BLUE FINISH
G08: HAND RUBBED OIL ON SELECTED WOOD
G13: POLYMER IVORY GRIPS
G16: POLYMER PEARL GRIPS
W00: WHITE FINISH FOR REV.
B03: SILVER PLATING FOR BS/TG
B04: SILVER PLATING FOR S.A.
G10: SUPERIOR OIL FINISH FOR REV.
G27: LASER CHECKERED GRIP
G23: “TIFFANY” GRIP
G24: “TIFFANY” SOLID SILVER GRIP
Caliber: .36
Length of Barrel: 5½” – 7½”
Overall Length: bbl.7½ 13″
Weight: bbl.7½ 2.61 lbs
Barrel: Forged steel
Frame: Forged steel and color case
Twist: Left
Cylinder: Engraved
Triggerguard: Brass or Steel
Grip: One piece walnut
Magazine tube capacity: 6



Item Model Barrel Length cal.
0000 1851 NAVY OVAL 7.1/2″ .36 REV. 7.1/2” .36


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N. Code No. Q.ty Description
1 A0000001 1 NAVY51 FRAME ASSEMBLY
2 A0000002 1 NAVY51 HAMMER ASSEMBLY
3 0000003 1 OCTAGONAL BARREL .36
4 A0000004 1 NAVY51 WEDGE ASSEMBLY
5 A0000005 1 NAVY51 .36 CYLINDER ASSEMBLY
7 A0000007 1 NAVY51 HAND ASSEMBLY
8 0000008 1 CIVIL BRASS BACKSTRAP
9 0000009 1 BARREL STUD
10 0000010 1 TRIGGER
11 0000011 1 GRIP
12 0000012 1 BOLT
13 A0000013 1 NAVY51 7.1/2″ LOADING LEVER ASSEMBLY
15 0000015 1 SIGHT
19 0000019 1 TRIGGER BOLT SPRING
20 0000020 1 MAINSPRING
24 0000024 1 PLUNGER
26 0000026 1 CIVIL BRASS TRIGGERGUARD
28 0000028 1 CYLINDER LOCK PIN
31 0000031 2 TRIGGERGUARD SCREW
32 0000032 4 REAR BACKSTRAP SCREW
33 0000033 1 WEDGE SCREW
34 0000034 1 PLUNGER SCREW
35 0000035 1 SCREW
36 0000036 1 MAIN SPRING SCREW
37 0000037 1 HAMMER SCREW
38 0000038 1 TRIGGER SCREW
39 0000039 1 LOADING LEVER SCREW
40 0000040 1 BOLT SCREW



0002 1851 NAVY OVAL 5″ .36 REV. 5” .36


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N. Code No. Q.ty Description
1 A0000001 1 NAVY51 FRAME ASSEMBLY
2 A0000002 1 NAVY51 HAMMER ASSEMBLY
3 0002003 1 OCTAGONAL BARREL 5″ .36
4 A0000004 1 NAVY51 WEDGE ASSEMBLY
5 A0000005 1 NAVY51 .36 CYLINDER ASSEMBLY
7 A0000007 1 NAVY51 HAND ASSEMBLY
8 0000008 1 CIVIL BRASS BACKSTRAP
9 0000009 1 BARREL STUD
10 0000010 1 TRIGGER
11 0000011 1 GRIP
12 0000012 1 BOLT
13 A0002013 1 NAVY51 5″ LOADING LEVER ASSEMBLY
15 0000015 1 SIGHT
19 0000019 1 TRIGGER BOLT SPRING
20 0000020 1 MAINSPRING
24 0000024 1 PLUNGER
26 0000026 1 CIVIL BRASS TRIGGERGUARD
28 0000028 1 CYLINDER LOCK PIN
31 0000031 2 TRIGGERGUARD SCREW
32 0000032 4 REAR BACKSTRAP SCREW
33 0000033 1 WEDGE SCREW
34 0000034 1 PLUNGER SCREW
35 0000035 1 SCREW
36 0000036 1 MAIN SPRING SCREW
37 0000037 1 HAMMER SCREW
38 0000038 1 TRIGGER SCREW
39 0000039 1 LOADING LEVER SCREW
40 0000040 1 BOLT SCREW



0003 1851 NAVY LEECHRIGDON 7.1/2″ .36 7.1/2” .36


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N. Code No. Q.ty Description
1 A0000001 1 NAVY51 FRAME ASSEMBLY
2 A0000002 1 NAVY51 HAMMER ASSEMBLY
3 0003003 1 ROUND BARREL .36
4 A0000004 1 NAVY51 WEDGE ASSEMBLY
5 A0000005 1 NAVY51 .36 CYLINDER ASSEMBLY
7 A0000007 1 NAVY51 HAND ASSEMBLY
8 0000008 1 CIVIL BRASS BACKSTRAP
9 0000009 1 BARREL STUD
10 0000010 1 TRIGGER
11 0000011 1 GRIP
12 0000012 1 BOLT
13 A0000013 1 NAVY51 7.1/2″ LOADING LEVER ASSEMBLY
15 0000015 1 SIGHT
19 0000019 1 TRIGGER BOLT SPRING
20 0000020 1 MAINSPRING
24 0000024 1 PLUNGER
26 0000026 1 CIVIL BRASS TRIGGERGUARD
28 0000028 1 CYLINDER LOCK PIN
31 0000031 2 TRIGGERGUARD SCREW
32 0000032 4 REAR BACKSTRAP SCREW
33 0000033 1 WEDGE SCREW
34 0000034 1 PLUNGER SCREW
35 0000035 1 SCREW
36 0000036 1 MAIN SPRING SCREW
37 0000037 1 HAMMER SCREW
38 0000038 1 TRIGGER SCREW
39 0000039 1 LOADING LEVER SCREW
40 0000040 1 BOLT SCREW



0005 1851 NAVY LONDON (STEEL BS&TG.).36 7.1/2″ REV. 7.1/2” .36


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N. Code No. Q.ty Description
1 A0000001 1 NAVY51 FRAME ASSEMBLY
2 A0000002 1 NAVY51 HAMMER ASSEMBLY
3 0000003 1 OCTAGONAL BARREL .36
4 A0000004 1 NAVY51 WEDGE ASSEMBLY
5 A0000005 1 NAVY51 .36 CYLINDER ASSEMBLY
7 A0000007 1 NAVY51 HAND ASSEMBLY
8 0005008 1 STEEL BACKSTRAP
9 0000009 1 BARREL STUD
10 0000010 1 TRIGGER
11 0005011 1 GRIPS
12 0000012 1 BOLT
13 A0000013 1 NAVY51 7.1/2″ LOADING LEVER ASSEMBLY
15 0000015 1 SIGHT
19 0000019 1 TRIGGER BOLT SPRING
20 0000020 1 MAINSPRING
24 0000024 1 PLUNGER
26 0005026 1 STEEL TRIGGERGUARD
28 0000028 1 CYLINDER LOCK PIN
31 0000031 2 TRIGGERGUARD SCREW
32 0000032 4 REAR BACKSTRAP SCREW
33 0000033 1 WEDGE SCREW
34 0000034 1 PLUNGER SCREW
35 0000035 1 SCREW
36 0000036 1 MAIN SPRING SCREW
37 0000037 1 HAMMER SCREW
38 0000038 1 TRIGGER SCREW
39 0000039 1 LOADING LEVER SCREW
40 0000040 1 BOLT SCREW



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