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Engraved Colt Single-action Army Revolver

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
85
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
Sale #3165M - 3165M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Engraved Colt Single-action Army Revolver, c. 1881, serial number 68032, .38 caliber, black rubber grips with eagle (replacements), nickel finish, aftermarket engraving, marked on the left side of the frame "PAT. SEPT. 19. 1871./JULY 2-72./JAN. 19.-75.," the top of the barrel "COLT'S PT. F.A. MFG. Co. HARTFORD, CT. U.S.A.," and the left side of the barrel marked "COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY .38 SPECIAL," barrel lg. 5 1/2, overall lg. 11 in.

Provenance: The collection of David F. Post.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Grips are ill fittings replacements, the serial numbers are worn from refinishing, bore is clean with light rifling, and the action functions properly.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

United States, Colt 1851 Navy Revolver, Colt M1861 Navy, Colt Single Action Army, Mechanical engineering, Military technology, Police weapons, Revolvers, Security, Single-action revolvers