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Auction Date: September 7, 2012

Lot 216: First Generation Colt Single Action Army Revolver

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First Generation Colt Single Action Army Revolver
Estimated Price: $3,500 - $4,750
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Serial #First Generation Colt Single Action Army Revolver ManufacturerColt ModelSingle Action Army
TypeRevolver Gauge44 S&W Special Catalog Page61
Barrel5 1/2 Inch Round FinishNickel GripIvory
Stock ClassCurio & Relic Handgun RatingSee Condition
DescriptionManufactured in 1937. One line address on top of the barrel, "COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY 44 SPECIAL" on the left side and the two line, three patent dates on the left side of the frame followed by the Rampant Colt. The matching serial number is marked on the bottom of the frame and on the right side of the grip straps under the grip. The rear face of the cylinder carries the last two digits "32", which are lightly etched. Matching assembly number "159" on the right rear of the frame and on the loading gate. Standard fixed sights, all nickel finish and fitted with period non-factory ivory grips, carved in a stag-horn pattern.

ConditionVery fine. The revolver retains 85% original nickel finish with scattered minor flaking and pin point type blistering. The grips are very fine with some light wear and handling marks. The markings are clear. The action is fine.
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