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2275
$5,175.00

VERY FINE EARLY 4-SCREW MARTIAL COLT MODEL 1860 ARMY REVOLVER WITH ISSUE HOLSTER.

SN 24081. Cal. 44. 8″ bbl with German silver front-sight. 1-line New York bbl address. 6-shot cyl with rolled Ormsby naval battle scene. Gun conforms to other early first year manufacture with frame with “COLTS PATENT” stamped on left side and 4-screw variation for detachable shoulder stock. Brass front strap and trigger guard, iron backstrap, and 1-pc walnut grip. Gun is all matching with SNs found on each part normally numbered with very good inspector’s cartouche on left stock, strong traces of finish, tight action with crisp bore. This is a fine example of an early Civil War 4-screw Army that are becoming difficult to find. CONDITION: Very good to fine overall. Traces of blue in protected areas with balance smooth, plum/grey. Cyl scene is mostly discernible. SNs all crisp and well struck. Frame retains strong areas of muted case colors. Stocks are crisp, well fit with good inspector’s cartouche as can be seen in photos. Mechanically gun is fine with crisp shiny bore. Holster is sound and supple and a well made variant of the normal issue holster that fits the gun perfectly. The belt loop is a newer, professional restoration, sewn through the orig stitch holes. 50756-1 JS (4,000-6,000) – Lot 2275

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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