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1412
$46,000.00

*VERY RARE & DESIRABLE FACTORY ENGRAVED FULL SILVER-PLATED COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER 4-3/4″ BBL MARKED COLT FRONTIER SIX-SHOOTER 44-40, W/FACTORY LETTER.

SN 350181. Cal. .44 WCF. 4-3/4″ bbl. Full factory silver plating is one of the scarcest finishes for the Colt SAA. No. 350181 is ultra-rare. The characteristic Wilbur Glahn engraving decorates the bbl, frame, cyl, backstrap and trigger guard in his usual rose and scroll style. Revolver features Colt factory medallion steer head ivory grips with five notches carved out at the base of left grip; significance is unknown. Silver plating has assumed a most attractive deep blue-black color and has not been polished. .44-40 at 4-3/4″ SAA’s of this period are rarely encountered. Accompanied by a Colt Factory Letter confirming configuration and Silver finish, Steer head carved ivory grips, Factory “Level 2” Engr, Shipped Oct 18,1926 to Richards & Conover Hardware Co in a shipment of 2 guns. PROVENANCE: The esteemed collection of Rafael Cruz. CONDITION: This beautiful revolver retains most of its orig factory silver plating, engraving is as crisp as the day it left the factory with very little wear. Bore is mint and front of cyl shows only factory test firing. Action is crisp as new. Carved steer head grips fit perfectly. All together a fantastic revolver in the extremely desirable .44-40 cal. Special Note: This item(s) contains plant or animal properties that may be covered by the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Please read the Conditions of Sale, section 15, for more information regarding the Endangered Species Act, and your responsibilities as a buyer. 53073-7 (40,000-60,000) C&R; ESA – Lot 1412

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Auction: Firearms - Spring 2018
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