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SN 93684. Cal. 44. 8″ bbl. Blue and case color finish. Brass trigger guard and iron backstrap. 1-pc walnut grip. This is a U.S. Martial revolver made in 1863 at the height of the Civil War. The revolver has a 3-screw frame and is cut for a shoulder stock. Military inspector marks, “C” and “T” appear on bbl lug, inspector mark “W” appears behind trigger guard and behind hammer, and inspector marks “L” and “D” appear on cyl. Grips have been cleaned and varnished and show no visible cartouche. PROVENANCE: Collection of Daniel C. Scott. CONDITION: Bbl retains considerable blue in protected areas around the wedge turning to a silver-gray patina with some roughness and stain toward the muzzle. Traces of case color appear on the rammer. Frame shows a generous amount of case coloring on both sides. Hammer shows remnants of case color. Brass trigger guard has been lightly cleaned. Backstrap is an even gray-brown patina, with traces of blue behind hammer. A nice example of a Civil War vintage Colt 1860 Army revolver, that definitely saw service in the War between the States. 50709-12 TEP (2,500-3,500) – Lot 2278

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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