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Lot 271: Antique Black Powder Frame Colt Single Action Army Revolver

"W.F.& CO. DEL RIO. TEXAS" Marked Antique Black Powder Frame Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Holster and Documentation

Auction Date: October 4, 2022

Lot 271: Antique Black Powder Frame Colt Single Action Army Revolver

"W.F.& CO. DEL RIO. TEXAS" Marked Antique Black Powder Frame Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Holster and Documentation

Auction Date: October 4, 2022

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,000
Price Realized:

"W.F.& CO. DEL RIO. TEXAS" Marked Antique Black Powder Frame Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Holster and Documentation

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Single Action Army
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 LC
Barrel: 4 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: antique ivory
Stock:
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Item Interest: 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.

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

Description:

Originally manufactured c. 1876-1877, this revolver has been subsequently modified to a "Sheriff's Model" configuration with a 4" ejectorless barrel. The back strap is marked "W.F.&CO. DEL RIO. TEXAS 167". Includes a typed Colt record phone confirmation that confirms the caliber, finish, and lists the barrel as originally 7 1/2", as well as shipment to Hartley & Graham in New York on 30 December 1876. Also includes a copy of an article by O.C. Young describing the revolver. Also includes a floral tooled leather holster.

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