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Lot 2418: Colt "Pre-War/Post-War" First Generation Single Action Army

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Colt "Pre-War/Post-War" First Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,750

Colt "Pre-War/Post-War" First Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Single Action Army
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 LC
Barrel: 5 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Shiny - Very little wear
Rating:

NE - GOOD- in working condition, wear on working surfaces, finish 40% - 79%, no broken parts, no corrosion or pitting that will interfere with proper functioning, but may have some minor surface pitting. Wood condition commensurable with percent of finish with dings and dents associated with 40% - 79% gun.

Description:

Serial number dates to 1940. The included factory letter confirms the current configuration (grips not listed) as well as being charged as a "General & Administrative Expense" by P.W. Schwartz, Vice President of Colt's Manufacturing Company for Stephen H. Harrington of Brown & Bigelow Company in St. Paul, Minnesota on 26 November 1952.

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