Ultra rare, small W&C Eley, London, 250 count percussion cap tin for Colt Dragoon percussion revolvers.



£ 1,500.00

Small size 250 count japanned tin cap tin with circular beige coloured label which reads around the circumference: “W&C ELEY. Manufacturers, London” and in the centre “METAL-LINED / CAPS / Made expressly for / COLT’S PT. / Repeating Holster / PISTOLS.”. Made for the Colt Model 1848  Dragoon percussion revolver. 1 3/8 x 1 1/8 inches. Robin Rapley shows CT19 which is the large 500 count version of the tin. Very good to fine condition.