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2286
$4,600.00

FACTORY ENGRAVED COLT MODEL 1862 POLICE RICHARDS/MASON CONVERSION REVOLVER MCDOWELL TYPE 1-B 1-PIECE BURL WALNUT GRIP.

SN 31018E. Cal. 38 CF. 4 1/2″ bbl. Blue and case colored finish. 1-pc. burl walnut grip. Factory engraved in the open vine style with coverage on half of bbl mainly at lug and both sides of frame. Conversion ring shows a punch dot and walking line motif. Trigger guard and backstrap show light coverage with borders and scroll. Bbl has script addres “SAM’l COLT” surrounded by light scroll work. Bbl lug also shows some dental motif in style of C.F. Ulrich Jr. Ejector rod housing and ejector rod are missing. SN matches on bbl, frame, trigger guard, backstrap and cylinder. Wedge has no. 0096. “E” is stamped below SN indicating factory engraving. Last 4 digits of SN in grip channel. 1-pc burl walnut grip. PROVENANCE: The Estate of G. W. “Bill” Stewart of Sonora, Texas. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl is gray-brown patina overall with visible engraving and sharp Sam Colt mark engraved. Front sight is battered flat. Bore is dark with visible rifling. SN is clear. Frame has sharp engraving and a sharp Colt patent mark. Trigger guard and backstrap are a mellow mustard patina with sharp engraving. Cylinder is gray-brown patina with about 10% visible cylinder scene and readable SN. Chambers are dark. Grip is very good and retains 70% orig varnish finish with some staining, high point wear and mars and dents overall. A very colorful factory engraved Colt conversion with scarce bbl marking. 49973-233 TEP (2,500-3,500) – Lot 2286

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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