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Auction Date: May 7, 2017

Lot 3078: Three Colt Eight Shot Paterson Ring Lever Rifle Cylinders

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Three Scarce Colt Eight Shot Paterson Ring Lever Rifle Percussion Cylinders
Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500
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Serial #Three Colt Eight Shot Paterson Ring Lever Rifle Cylinders ManufacturerNone ModelNone
TypeOther Gauge Catalog Page59
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DescriptionThis lot consists of three Colt eight shot cylinders for two different models of Colt Paterson revolving rifles. Two cylinders have the rounded shoulders and one cylinder has the square shoulders. Two cylinders once had the deer hunting scene. The scene on the third cylinder remains unknown. The cylinders have the serial numbers "152," "434" and "494" on the respective rear faces.

ConditionThe cylinders are all good to very good with a mottled gray patina and light to moderate pitting overall. A percussion nipple is missing from one of the cylinders. Two cylinders retain traces of the engraving.
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