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SN 184715. Cal. 44. Fine example of the popular Colt percussion Army revolver with beautiful well aged factory checkered Ivory grips and California style tooled “Slim Jim” holster. This gun retains much of its original finish and presents beautifully in its well fit holster. This particular gun was made in 1869 and shows honest use and good overall aesthetics. PROVENANCE: The Estate of G. W. “Bill” Stewart of Sonora, Texas. Special Note: This item(s) contains plant or animal properties that may be covered by the Endangered Species Act (ESA). We have taken care to ensure that this item(s) meets the standard for sale under the ESA. However, certain states and other countries have laws that are more restrictive than the ESA. It is the bidder’s responsibility to ensure that it is lawful to purchase or transport this item(s) into their state, and to obtain the necessary import and export approvals. Delay or failure to obtain any such permit or approval does not relieve the buyer of paying for the item(s) and consummating the purchase. CONDITION: Very Good. Bbl retains about 20% bright blue finish especially in protected areas, bbl address is crisp, balance gray with areas of pitting and small blemishes. Cylinder has strong traces of finish in rebated area with good rolled Naval battle cylinder scene. Frame has crisp “COLT’S PATENT” marking on left side retaining about 50% muted case colors with balance silver/gray. Mechanically gun functions well with bright crisp bore. Missing one frame screw. Original Colt “certifiable antique elephant ivory” grips are well fit and quite worn with good patina. Accompanying holster is sound, solid and supple with crazing and wear at ear holding trigger bow, belt loop is sound and solid. 49973-112, 49973-272, JS (4,000-6,000) IVORY – Lot 2274

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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