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2310
$3,737.50
Revised: 9/19/2016 

EXCEPTIONAL LOT OF FIVE COLT POCKET PISTOLS.

1) COLT #2 DERINGER. SN 8395. Cal. 41 RF. 2-1/2″ oblong nickel finished bbl with silver washed frame. 2-pc checkered walnut grips. Moderate scroll engraving with German silver front blade sight. PROVENANCE: The Estate of G.W. “Bill” Stewart of Sonora, Texas. CONDITION: Very fine overall with most nickel remaining on bbl. Silver washed finish has dulled somewhat to a matte with most silver remaining. Checkered 2-pc walnut grips are very fine with no cracks or chips and are quite pleasing. Bore is good. Action not functioning as needs mainspring. 2) COLT OPEN TOP. SN 1570. Cal. 22 Short. 2-7/8″ bbl. Colt 1st model Open Top revolver manufactured 1871 with integral ejector. 7 shot single action design. 2-pc walnut grips. Nickel finished bbl and brass frame. PROVENANCE: The Estate of G.W. “Bill” Stewart of Sonora, Texas. CONDITION: Very fine overall condition with traces of nickle finish remaining. Excellent bore and mechanics. Clear markings with functioning integral ejector. 3) COLT OPEN TOP PKT. SN 1770. Cal. 22 Short. 2-3/8″ bbl. Colt 1st model Open Top revolver with integral ejector, blue finished bbl, brass frame and rosewood grips. 7 shot single action. Manufactured in 1871. PROVENANCE: The Estate of G.W. “Bill” Stewart of Sonora, Texas. CONDITION: Strong remnants of blue finish remaining on bbl, 7 shot cyl has turned plum, brass frame an even mustard patina with exceptionally fine 2-pc grips with no cracks or chips. Ejector rod believed to be a later replacement. Mechanics and bore are fine. 4) COLT OPEN TOP. SN 27049. Cal. 22 Short. 2-3/8″ bbl. Colt Open Top revolver 2nd model with nickel finish bbl and 7 shot nickel finish cyl. Very elegant scroll and vine engraving with dot punch background. With nicely fitting 2-pc grips. Manufactured 1874. PROVENANCE: The Estate of G.W. “Bill” Stewart of Sonora, Texas. CONDITION: Very fine overall with much nickel finish remaining on bbl and cyl. Traces of nickel remaining on protected areas of frame. 2-pc grips fit well with a very pleasant patina. 5) COLT OPEN TOP PKT. SN 61647. Cal. 22 Short. 2-3/8″ bbl. Colt Open Top revolver 2nd model 7 shot single action revolver. Elegantly engraved and nickel finished with superb 2-pc mother of pearl grips. Manufactured 1875. PROVENANCE: The Estate of G.W. “Bill” Stewart of Sonora, Texas. CONDITION: Very fine overall, with much finish remaining with slight thinning on left side of bbl. Mechanics and bore are good. Engraving is spectacular, sharp and clean. 2-pc grips are very fine with vivid colors and fitted nicely. 49973-177, 49973-195, 49973-196, 49973-197, 49973-198 TDW (3,000-5,000) – Lot 2310

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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