Early Box Colts Patent


#1

Three items I just ran across.
1, 12 mm Pinfire unopened
2, Partial box 44 cal pre case.
3, Full box unopened Colts Patent
Looking for dates of manufacture and approximate value. Thank You


#2

Manhattan Firearms was founded about 1857, and I suspect the market for combustible revolver cartridges tapered off pretty soon after the end of the American Civil War, so maybe 1857-67 or so. Jack