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2166
$4,312.50

FREEMAN ARMY MODEL REVOLVER.

SN 482. Cal. 44. 7-1/2″ bbl. Blue finish. 2-pc American walnut grips. Top straps are marked “Freeman’s pat. Dec. 9, 1862 / Hoard’s Armory, Watertown, N.Y.”. SN is stamped on frame in front of SN, on loading lever, on bottom of bbl, and on rear face of cyl. Spring retainers on center pin latches with narrow recoil shield. 1 of only about 2,000 made, these revolvers are considered a secondary U.S. Martial handgun by collectors. PROVENANCE: Collection of Daniel C. Scott. CONDITION: Very good to fine. Bbl is a smooth plumb-brown patina with blue in protected areas. Frame retains 50-60% blue finish, blending with a plumb-brown patina. Cyl shows a plumb-brown patina overall, with a slight drag mark. Hammer shows traces of case color. Grips are very good with only minuscule handmarks. This is a fine example of a rare U.S. Secondary Martial handgun. 50709-3 TEP (3,000-4,500) – Lot 2166

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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