Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 7: Civil War Colt Model 1860 Army Percussion Revolver

Auction Date: May 3, 2019

Fine U.S. Contract Civil War Colt Model 1860 Army Percussion Revolver

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,500

Fine U.S. Contract Civil War Colt Model 1860 Army Percussion Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1860 Army
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44
Barrel: 8 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: walnut
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Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 9
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured in 1862 with a "three-screw" frame cut for a shoulder stock, standard markings and sights, small single letter inspection marks, Orville W. Ainsworth "OWA" cartouche on the left side of the grip, and matching serial numbers aside from the wedge (21895).

Rating Definition:

Fine with 30% original blue finish, 75% plus bright original case colors, gray and brown patina on the balance of the iron, some light oxidation and pitting, light aged patina on the brass, mostly distinct markings, and mild overall wear. The re-oiled grip is very good with clear cartouche, faint hand marked "13" on the upper left, and mild scratches and edge wear. Mechanically fine.



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