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SN 131728. Cal. 45 LC. 7-1/2″ bbl. Blue and case color finish. 1-pc walnut grip. Bbl shows correct 1-line address on top with “RAC/P” stamped on bottom in front of cyl pin. There is a “K” inspector mark at ejector rod stud. Frame shows a 3-line patent mark on forward left side with US to the rear. SNs match on frame, trigger guard, backstrap, bbl, and cyl. Last 4-digits of SN are written in ink in backstrap channel of grip. Frame has “RAC” stamp above SN. Cyl shows “RAC” and “P” on periphery. Trigger guard has “K” proof in front of bow. Backstrap has “K” proof behind SN. Grip has “SEB” cartouche on left side with “1890” over cartouche. Right side of grip shows “RAC” cartouche. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbl retains 90% bright-blue finish with visible feather marks around front-sight and ejector rod stud. Blue has flaked slightly on right side of bbl address toward the breech where it has turned a plumb-brown patina. All bbl marks are sharp. Front-sight is full-sized, ejector rod housing shows 90% blue with front edge wear. Frame retains 90% of the slightly faded case color that is vivid under loading gate and in gullets in front of cyl. Frame markings are sharp. Frame screws show considerable blue. Hammer retains 90% case color on both sides front and rear. Trigger shows considerable blue. Trigger guard shows 95% blue. Slightly faded on forestrap. Backstrap shows 90% blue with some light scratches down back side and on butt. Cyl shows 80% blue finish that has flaked somewhat, has high edge wear, and a slight drag-mark. Cyl flutes show strong blueberry color. Cyl markings are sharp. Grip is fine with nearly all the oil finish, sharp cartouches, and a few small handling marks. There are 2 small dents on the right side of butt. A wonderfully preserved example of a Colt Single Action Cavalry revolver shipped in 1890. 51033-50 TEP (30,000-45,000) – Lot 4255

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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