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Lot 1749: Factory Engraved Colt 3rd Generation Single Action Army Revolver

Auction Date: December 4, 2021

Factory Engraved Colt Third Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Carved Eagle Grip and Case

Estimated Price: $3,500 - $5,500

Factory Engraved Colt Third Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Carved Eagle Grip and Case

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Single Action Army
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 LC
Barrel: 7 1/2 inch round
Finish: nickel
Grip: pearl
Stock:
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 366
Class: Modern Handgun
Description:

This stunning SAA has near full coverage Colt factory floral scroll engraving. Even the front sight is engraved. The left side of the grip frame has a partial Colt factory engraving marking consisting of "COLT" but lacking "ENG." The pearl grip has a carved patriotic eagle, similar to the U.S. great seal eagle but with the olive branch and arrows in opposite claws. The exterior of the case is decorated in full with pearl panels. The pearl accents extend to the accessories contained in the case. The brush, two screwdrivers, and cleaning rod feature pearl handles. The container with the Colt snake logo on the lid and the oiler are also made from pearl.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retaining 99% plus original nickel finish showing only the slightest handling marks. The grip is also excellent with highly attractive fiery colors. Mechanically excellent. The case is excellent showing minimal wear. A highly attractive Colt factory engraved Third Generation SAA with a set of pearl grips and accessories.



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