Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3351: U.S. Colt Artillery Model Single Action Army Revolver

Auction Date: September 8, 2019

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,750

U.S. Colt Artillery Model Single Action Army Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Single Action Army
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 LC
Barrel: 5 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: walnut
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Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 139
Class: Antique

The frame dates to 1890 and has the three-line patent dates marking followed by "U.S." on the left side. This revolver has mixed numbers and components typical of the Artillery variants. "RAC" inspector initials are on the barrel, frame and grip. The right side of the grip has a script letter cartouche.

Rating Definition:

Fine, retaining 40% arsenal refurbished blue finish and 20% case colors with the balance a mixture of smooth brown and gray patinas. Modified front sight with square priced in gold top blade. The grip is also fine showing high edge wear and some minor-moderate handling marks. The cartouche is legible. Mechanically excellent.

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