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SN 330568. Cal. 38 W.C.F. 7-1/2″ bbl, blue and case color finish, 2-piece “certifiable pre-ban ivory” grips with Colt medallions, wooden display case with cartridge block full of cartridges. Lid has been detached. PROVENANCE: The Estate Collection of Phil A. Bleakney, Jr. Special Note: This item contains or is made of ivory. Do not bid on this lot unless you have read and agreed to our "Ivory Position Statement" and the "Waiver of Legal and Financial Risk to James D. Julia in regards to your Purchase of an Ivory Object." This information is located in the front section of our catalog. CONDITION: Fine as partially refinished. Bbl retains 98% professionally restored finish with slight muzzle wear and high point wear on front sight. Sharp bbl address and cal mark. Ejector housing shows what appears to be 50% Colt blue finish with wear at front end. Ejector rod head has been re-blued. Cylinder shows 90% professionally restored blue finish with high point wear at front and a slight drag mark. Frame retains 20% case colored finish in protected areas with balance drifting to silver-gray patina. Hammer and hammer screw have been replaced. Trigger has been replaced. Trigger guard retains 50% of orig Colt blue finish with brown patina on forestrap. Backstrap has 90% of a professionally restored blue finish. Grips are very good with Colt medallions. The action is jammed, but can be repaired. Wooden box has blue lining with a cartridge block and small storage compartment. Box lid has been detached. Box is in very good condition. An opportunity to obtain a Colt Single Action Army revolver in one of the scarcest variations. SNs of long flute model range from 330001 to 331379. Accompanied by a Colt factory letter confirming all features including long flute cylinder. Shipment to Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven CT, C/O G. S. Bert on August 7, 1914 in a one-gun shipment. 49059-91 TEP C&R; IVORY (4,000-6,000) – Lot 1053

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Auction: Firearms - October 2015
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