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madcratebuilder
December 20, 2009, 11:00 AM
I know Sam made both five and six round pocket frame .31's. Did he ever offer the .36 pocket with a six round cylinder? I have never seen one and don't think they where offered, but I'm just curious. I was surprised the first time I saw a six round .31 Baby pocket.

Fingers McGee
December 20, 2009, 12:47 PM
Not that I'm aware of. Haven & Belden's book only says that the Pocket Police and Pocket Navy came with a 5 shot cylinder for both the C&B and Cartridge conversions.

FM

fineredmist
December 20, 2009, 04:36 PM
According to "COLT SINGLE ACTION" by Dennis Alder (pg.71) the Colt pockets were 5 shot and then in 1861 they became available as 6 shot revolvers. The Colt Pocket was the best selling of all the Colt pistols and was in production for 30 years in one form or another including cartridge guns.