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Revised: 9/26/2016 

Please Note: The barrel has been re-blued.


SN 128320. Cal. 36. Standard configuration of a mid-war Colt Navy revolver popular among officers both North and South. 7-1-2″ oct bbl with 1-line NY address, 6-shot cylinder with rolled Ormsby Naval battle scene. This particular gun was made in 1862 and is in beautiful condition retaining much of its orig finish with a very unusual pair of full checkered ivory grips. Gun is all matching and has an “I” stamped adjacent to each SN which is thought to designate ivory. Special Note: This item(s) contains plant or animal properties that may be covered by the Endangered Species Act (ESA). We have taken care to ensure that this item(s) meets the standard for sale under the ESA. However, certain states and other countries have laws that are more restrictive than the ESA. It is the bidder’s responsibility to ensure that it is lawful to purchase or transport this item(s) into their state, and to obtain the necessary import and export approvals. Delay or failure to obtain any such permit or approval does not relieve the buyer of paying for the item(s) and consummating the purchase. CONDITION: Very fine overall. Bbl retains about 90% orig bright blue finish. Cylinder has strong traces of blue with about 80% discernible Naval battle scene. 5 of 6 safety pins are serviceable. Trigger guard retains strong traces of silver plate in protected areas. Backstrap has tiny traces of silver in protected areas and its SN has been re-engraved. “Certifiable antique elephant ivory” stocks fit well with hand worn patina. Mechanically gun is fine with crisp, shiny bore. 50412-40 (4,000-6,000) IVORY – Lot 4238

Auction: Firearms - October 2016
Please Note: All prices include the hammer price plus the buyer’s premium, which is paid by the buyer as part of the purchase price. The prices noted here after the auction are considered unofficial and do not become official until after the 46th day.