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2354
$5,750.00

PRIME ‘LOT 5’CUSTER RANGE AINSWORTH INSPECTED COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY ARTILLERY REVOLVER.

SN 5059. Cal. 45. This revolver, SN 5059 places it in ‘Lot Five’ of the Ainsworth-inspected Single Action Cavalry revolvers. The 600 ‘Lot Five’ revolvers are considered to be the pistols primarily issued to Custer’s 7th Cavalry and carried at the Battle of Little Bighorn in June 1876. This revolver falls within a group of identified 7th Cavalry revolvers that include SNs 5100 just above subject gun (Custer Battle pickup), 4949 and 4955 just below subject gun. Other documented artillery revolvers listed by Kopec & Fenn include: 5011, 5013, 5039, 5040, 5046, 5048, 5053, 5054, 5071 and 5082. CONDITION: Very good as refinished and re-blued. Markings are weak, matching SNs are crisp on frame and trigger guard, barely discernible on cylinder, but present. No bbl address is visible. Trigger guard has heavily worn SN which is not totally discernible but is not matching. 2-pc wood grips are added as is the braised sporting sight. 51052-4 JS (5,000-7,000) – Lot 2354

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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