Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 4311: D.F.C. Inspected U.S. Cavalry Model Colt Single Action Army

Auction Date: February 18, 2022

D.F.C. Inspected U.S. Cavalry Model Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $4,500 - $6,500

D.F.C. Inspected U.S. Cavalry Model Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Single Action Army
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 LC
Barrel: 7 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: walnut
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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.

Description:

Manufactured 1885. "D.F.C." on barrel and frame, "G" on trigger guard and back strap, "47" engraved at the top of the back strap. Faint cartouches and "1885" on the grip. The replacement cylinder is renumbered to match. The included factory letter confirms the current configuration (grip not listed) as well as delivery to the U.S. government inspector at the Colt plant on 3 December 1885 in a shipment of 150 guns.

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