Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 431: U.S. Colt Artillery Model Single Action Army Revolver

Auction Date: February 16, 2022

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

U.S. Colt Artillery Model Single Action Army Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Single Action Army
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 LC
Barrel: 5 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 1920
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

The frame dates to 1874 and has the two-line patent dates marking followed by "US" on the left side. The top of the barrel has the early one-line address (faint). This revolver has the mixed numbers and components typical of the Artillery variants. Single letter inspector marks are found on the cylinder (A) and both grip straps (G), and traces of a cartouche are found on the grip.

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