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Lot 1439: Consecutive Pair of Colt 2nd Gen Single Action Army Revolvers

Auction Date: September 11, 2021

Cased Consecutive Pair of Colt Second Generation Single Action Army Revolvers

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $4,000 - $7,000

A) Colt Single Action Army Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Single Action Army
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 LC
Barrel: 7 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 362
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 353
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

The included factory letter lists these revolvers as having 7 1/2 inch barrels in .45 caliber with blue finish and stocks not listed when shipped to Wisler Western Arms, Inc. in San Francisco, California on January 25, 1957. The letter also remarks that the revolvers were shipped as a pair of consecutive numbers. Page 87 of "The Post War Colt Single Action Revolver: 1955-1975" states this is one of only 235 consecutive pairs shipped. Includes a Colt double gun presentation case.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue finish and case colors with limited handling marks, faint traces of a cylinder drag line, and crisp grip checkering. Mechanically excellent. Case is very good with storage and handling marks and high spot wear on the lining.



B) Colt Single Action Army Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Single Action Army
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 LC
Barrel: 7 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 362
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 353
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

See "A."

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue finish and case colors with limited handling marks, light cylinder drag lines, and crisp grip checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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