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2164
$1,725.00

METROPOLITAN ARMS CO. NAVY MODEL REVOLVER.

SN 2038. Cal. 36. 7-1/2″ bbl. Blue and case color finish. Silver plated brass trigger guard and backstrap. Varnished 1-pc walnut grip. SN’s match on frame, bbl, wedge, trigger guard, backstrap, and cyl. Grips were not removed, but appear orig. Top bbl flap is marked, “Metropolitan Arms Company New York”. Cyl is marked, “New Orleans April 1862” on the front periphery with Naval cylinder scene. Frame is unmarked. PROVENANCE: Collection of Daniel C. Scott. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl retains 20% blue finish blending to a gray-brown patina overall, with high point wear and sharp bbl address. Frame is a gray-brown patina overall. Grips straps retain 80% of the silver finish. There is a small chip missing on the lower left side of the bbl lug. Cyl retains 70-80% blue finish, with a nearly complete cyl scene and sharp markings. Grip shows nearly all of the varnish finish with high point wear and some scratches and dents. A nice example of a Metropolitan Navy revolver of which about 6,063 were manufactured circa 1864-66. 50709-15 TEP (2,500-3,750) – Lot 2164

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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