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SN 91844. Cal. 44 CAL. 8″ bbl. Blue and case color finish. Brass trigger guard with iron backstrap. 1-pc walnut grip. Bbl shows correct 1-line New York address. German silver front sight. Inspector no. “F” is stamped on both side of bbl lug. Frame is of the 3-screw cut for shoulder stock variety. Colts Patent stamped on forward left side. Inspector initial “B” stamped on face of recoil shield. “W” stamped behind trigger guard bow. “C” stamped on apron of backstrap. Cyl shows inspector initials “C” and “F”. SNs match on frame, bbl, trigger guard, backstrap, arbor wedge, and cyl. Grips were not removed, but fit well. Grips show no trace of a cartouche. Buttstrap screw shows a reinforcement. Holster is of slim jim design and has been modified for right hand carry. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl shows a silver-gray finish overall with sharp markings and no heavy pitting. Bore is dark with visible rifling. Frame is also a silver-gray patina, with a few scratches and some staining. Trigger guard is a mustard-brown patina with sharp marks. Backstrap is a gray-brown patina with sharp markings. Cyl shows traces of scene with a sharp Colt Patent mark and patent date. Holster has a dark russet brown patina. Stitching has been reinforced with a rivet near the throat. A very good U.S. Model 1860 made in 1863 at the height of the War. 51033-83 TEP (2,500-3,500) – Lot 4243

Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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