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SUPERB LOT OF FIVE COLT DERINGERS AND CLOVERLEAF REVOLVERS.

1) COLT 3RD MDL DERINGER. SN 1082. Cal. 41 RF. Colt 3rd model Deringer with raised style frame. 2-1/2″ bbl with 2-pc walnut grips. Brass frame with blade front sight. PROVENANCE: The Estate of G. W. “Bill” Stewart of Sonora, Texas. CONDITION: Very good overall, with traces of silver wash finish on frame in protected areas. 2-pc walnut grips are good overall with one crack in right grip but suffering no material loss. Early raised frame with no markings other than SN under grip. Bbl has evidence of light corrosion and is now void of finish other than some light spotting. 2) COLT 3RD MDL DERINGER. SN 7612. Cal. 41 RF. Colt 3rd model Deringer. 2-1/2″ bbl. 2-pc walnut grips with silver plated finish. PROVENANCE: The Estate of G. W. “Bill” Stewart of Sonora, Texas. CONDITION: Very fine as refinished, with good mechanics and dark bore. Most all of the silver remains with slight tarnish and very slight finish loss at muzzle and underside of bbl. 3) COLT 3RD MDL DERINGER. SN 15286. Cal. 41 RF. Colt 3rd model Deringer with 2-12″ bbl, 2-pc walnut grips with nickel finish overall. Late variation with flat frame and marked “41 Cal” on left side of frame. Blade front sight with “COLT” on top of bbl. PROVENANCE: The Estate of G. W. “Bill” Stewart of Sonora, Texas. CONDITION: Very fine overall, with good bore and mechanics. Grips are very nice with no cracks, chips or material loss. Much nickel finish remains on frame and lesser amount on bbl. 4) COLT CLOVERLEAF. SN 578. Cal. 41 RF. Colt cloverleaf revolver with 3″ bbl and 2-pc select walnut grips. Blue bbl and cyl with silver washed frame over New York style engraving. Nitre blue hammer and spur trigger with proper ejector. 3 digit SN, 1st year manufacture 1871. PROVENANCE: The Estate of G. W. “Bill” Stewart of Sonora, Texas. CONDITION: Exceptionally fine overall, with much factory silver wash remaining on frame and most high polished blue on cyl. Bbl has blue in protected areas. Balance has turned plum. Select walnut grips are very fine with no cracks, chips or distress. Bore and mechanics are excellent. A very difficult gun to find in this condition. 5) COLT CLOVERLEAF. SN 2190. Cal. 41 RF. Colt cloverleaf revolver with rare oct 1-1/2″ bbl. 2-pc walnut grips. 1st year manufacture 1871. 4-shot cloverleaf cyl with ejector and blade front sight. An exceptionally scarce variation. PROVENANCE: The Estate of G. W. “Bill” Stewart of Sonora, Texas. CONDITION: Very fine overall, with much blue finish remaining. Walnut grips are very fine with no cracks, chips or material loss. Bore and mechanics are very fine. Left sideplate shows slight period damage and brass frame has mellowed to a nice even patina. 49973-178, 49973-178, 49973-179, 49973-180, 49973-201, 49973-202 TDW (5,500-7,500) – Lot 2295

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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