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2134
$3,737.50

RARE BUTTERFIELD ARMY REVOLVER.

SN 42. Cal. 41. 7″ bbl. Blue finish with silver plated frame. “Butterfields Patent Dec. 11, 1855 and Philada.” stamped on top strap of frame. SN 42 is visible on butt, grip, bbl, and right side of loading lever. No other visible SN’s. 2-pc walnut grips. Only about 640 of these revolvers were made circa 1861-62 and are considered to be secondary U.S. Martial handguns. PROVENANCE: Collection of Daniel C. Scott. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl is a smooth gray-brown patina with considerable traces of blue in protected areas. Frame has a sharp mark with a considerable amount of silver plate remaining. Hammer shows traces of case color. Grips retain nearly all of the varnish finish with high point wear and slight battering at the butt. Cyl does not rotate when cocked. This is a chance to obtain an extremely rare U.S. Martial revolver. 50709-6 TEP (3,000-4,500) – Lot 2134

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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