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SN 60181. Cal. 36. 7-1/2″ bbl. Blue and case color finish with brass backstrap and trigger guard. 1-pc walnut grip. Bbl shows 1-line New York address with inspector initial “A” to rear. Forward left side of frame is marked “Colts Patent over U.S.”. Inspector initial “C” is stamped on apron of backstrap behind hammer. Cyl has “C” inspector initial stamped behind SN. Left side of grip show the initials “A.D.K.” in a cartouche. Right grip shows “RHKW” in a cartouche. There is no visible inspector mark on trigger guard. Cyl shows the standard Naval scene rolled. SNs match on frame, bbl, trigger guard, backstrap, wedge, rammer, and cyl. Grips have last 4-digits of SN written in ink in the backstrap channel. These Navy-Army revolvers were produced in the 42,000 to 80,000 range. CONDITION: Fine. Bbl shows 50% restored blue finish with high point wear and some muzzle wear. There are a few dents and scratches overall. Bbl address is sharp. Bore is dark with visible rifling. Front-sight is a replacement. Rammer is silver-gray patina with minute traces of case color. Frame is a silver-gray patina overall with some minute traces of case color in protected areas. Frame marking is sharp and clear. Trigger guard has a mustard-yellow patina and shows signs of light cleaning. Backstrap is also a mustard-yellow patina, turning darker behind hammer. Hammer shows generous traces of case color on either side. Trigger shows traces of blue finish. All screws are good. Grip strap screws are replacements. Cyl is a smooth gray-brown patina overall and retains 80% of cyl scene with some roughness. Colts Patent mark is somewhat washed out. Inspector mark and SN are sharp. 6 safety pins are intact, although somewhat battered. A hard to find Colt Navy-Army revolver made in 1856 for the U.S. Army in far above average condition. 51033-47 TEP (10,000-20,000) – Lot 4237

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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