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Lot 2466: Antique Colt Black Powder Frame Single Action Army Revolver

Auction Date: October 7, 2021

Antique Colt Black Powder Frame Single Action Army Revolver Inscribed to Legendary Western Star Gene Autry with Case

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Antique Colt Black Powder Frame Single Action Army Revolver Inscribed to Legendary Western Star Gene Autry with Case

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Single Action Army
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 LC
Barrel: 4 3/4 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: hard rubber
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured in 1884. With pair of extra grips and case. Attributed to Gene Autry (reportedly used throughout his career) - backstrap inscribed "DONATED BY GENE AUTRY/FOR THE BENEFIT AUCTION -M.M.A. -N.Y./CHRISTIE'S, OCTR 8TH, 1985". Case label attributes the revolver to Autry as well. Provenance: The Dr. Robert Azar Collection

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