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2281
$2,587.50

COLT MODEL 1860 RICHARDS CONVERSION REVOLVER.

SN 3508. Cal. 44CF. 8″ bbl. Blue and case color finish. Brass trigger guard. Iron backstrap. 1-pc walnut grip. This revolver is a standard Richard conversion with a 1-line New York bbl address. SNs match on frame, bbl, trigger guard, and backstrap. Cyls also numbered to match the gun. “44CAL” is stamped on left rear bow of trigger guard. No military proofs are apparent, although grip shows remnants of an acceptance cartouche and is probably from another revolver. PROVENANCE: Collection of Daniel C. Scott. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl is a gray-brown patina overall, with a sharp bbl mark and some staining overall. Some blue is evident in protected areas. Frame is a silver-gray patina overall, with a hint of case color in protected areas. Cyl is gray-brown patina with traces of blue on the rear portion. Marking is sharp and cyl scene is nearly complete. Hammer shows traces of orig case color. Trigger guard has been lightly cleaned with traces of silver in protected areas. Backstrap is gray-brown patina with some blue remaining on the apron. Grips are very good, but are definitely from another revolver. A chance to obtain a nice Richards conversion that was sold on the civilian market right after the Civil War, and was used in the taming of the West. 50709-11 TEP (2,500-4,000) – Lot 2281

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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