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Revised: 9/14/2016 

Please Note: This Colt conversion is actually centerfire, not rimfire.

VERY RARE EARLY COLT 12-STOP RICHARDS CONVERSION 1860 ARMY REVOLVER.

SN 141. Cal. 44 RF. Rarely seen 12-stop Richards conversion that appears original and authentic. Interesting to note the extra 6-stops each have cut into chambers which in cartridge gun would not have been a problem. Conversion breech plate and loading gate have assembly number “163”. PROVENANCE: The Estate of G. W. “Bill” Stewart of Sonora, Texas. CONDITION: Overall very good with traces of finish in protected areas. Iron overall gray/brown with scattered small dents and dings. Matching SNs are found on bbl, frame, trigger guard, backstrap, cylinder and grips. Brass trigger guard has traces of original tarnished silver with shiny brass patina. Grips are well worn with chips in each corner of toes. Mechanically gun is frozen and will not cock or turn, bore has well discerned pitted rifling. 49973-144 JS (3,000-5,000) – Lot 2279

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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