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2171
$3,450.00

FINE CIVIL WAR STARR SINGLE ACTION ARMY PERCUSSION REVOLVER.

SN 27509. Cal. 44. Blue finish with 8″ rnd bbl, dovetail half moon front sight with rear sight a groove in the hammer nose. Right side of frame marked “STARRS PATENT JAN. 15 1856”, left side marked “STARR ARMS. CO. NEW YORK”. Cylinder is unfluted with 6 chambers and 12 stop notches. Mounted with uncheckered 1-pc walnut grip with military inspector cartouches on each side. Various parts have small inspector initials, including bbl, frame, top strap, cylinder and grips. There were about 32,000 of these revolvers produced 1863-1865 of which the government purchased about 25,000. Though this gun was made in large quantities, survival rates, especially in high orig condition are quite scarce. CONDITION: Fine overall. Bbl, frame and cylinder retain about 40% orig blue finish with areas of staining and some blue fading to plum. Hammer and loading assembly retain muted case colors with staining and light pitting. Trigger guard and grip straps are grey. 1-pc grip is sound and solid with edge wear, hand worn patina; inspector cartouches are discernible with wear. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bore with some pitting. 51030-7 JS (2,000-3,000) – Lot 2171

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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