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SN 2982. Cal. 38CF. 7-1/2″ bbl. Blue and case color finish. 1-pc walnut grip. SN’s match on frame, bbl, trigger guard, backstrap, and cyl. Cyl is numbered on rear face. New York bbl address 2-line patent mark on left side frame. Naval inspection mark on bottom of bbl, “R.W.M.” followed by an anchor. These revolvers were manufactured as cartridge revolvers using some leftover parts from percussion revolvers. PROVENANCE: Collection of Daniel C. Scott. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl and ejector housing have a silver-gray patina overall with sharp bbl address and some roughness towards the muzzle. Frame retains generous traces of orig case color. Hammer also shows traces of case color. Cyl has a nearly complete roll-die scene. Trigger guard and backstrap have a mustard patina that has been lightly cleaned, butt shows some battering. Grips show an old re-varnish finish. Action functions. A nice example of a Colt cartridge revolver made for the US Navy in the early 1870’s, that were serial numbered in their own range. 50709-10 TEP (2,500-4,000) – Lot 2268

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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