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Lot 4273: U.S. Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Holster

Auction Date: June 24, 2022

U.S. Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Holster and Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

U.S. Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Holster and Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Single Action
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 Long Colt
Barrel: 7 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: walnut
Stock:
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Item Interest: Very 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.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

This Colt SAA revolver began as a U.S. Cavalry model revolver (HN inspected) and was subsequently refurbished with the U.S. removed. All re-stamped markings are clear with the exception of the "U.S." which has been filed off of the left side of frame. "HN" is marked on most of the major parts as well as "P" on the underside of the barrel and on the cylinder. The partial serial number "9873" is marked on the underside of the barrel and on the cylinder and the complete serial number is marked on the frame, trigger guard and backstrap. Three line, three patent dates on the left side of the frame without the Rampant Colt. "38" is stamped on the backstrap below the serial number and the loading gate is marked with batch number "1723". Smooth varnished walnut grips. According to the accompanying factory letter, this is one of 200 revolvers delivered to the U.S. Government inspector at the Colt plant on August 23, 1878. With a leather holster.

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