Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 491: Alvin White Signed, Master Engraved Colt Second Generation

Auction Date: November 30, 2018

Alvin White Signed, Master Engraved, and Precious Metal Inlaid Colt Second Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Case

Estimated Price: $12,000 - $18,000

Alvin White Signed, Master Engraved, and Precious Metal Inlaid Colt Second Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Case

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Single Action Army
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 Long Colt
Barrel: 7 1/2 inch round
Finish: French grey/blue
Grip: smooth
Stock:
Item Views: 3367
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 210
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1957 with standard markings and features along with being masterfully embellished by Colt Master Engraver Alvin White. The revolver features 75% plus coverage, intricately executed, English/American style floral scroll engraving incorporating vines and borders of gold inlay. There are silver inlaid bands at the muzzle and breech and a high relief gold eagle flying on the recoil shield. White's signature is under the right grip. Includes a finely figured locking hardwood case with double lid, one solid and one glass.

Rating Definition:

Very fine as masterfully embellished by Alvin White, retains 99% plus of the finishes with only the slightest handling marks and a faint cylinder drag line. The grips are smooth overall. Mechanically excellent. The custom case is near new with a few scattered light handling marks and a minor crack in the lid.



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