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Lot 732: Factory Grade "D" Engraved Colt 3rd Gen Single Action Army

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

Factory Grade "D" Engraved Colt Third Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Case and Factory Letter

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Estimated Price: $5,000 - $7,000

Factory Grade "D" Engraved Colt Third Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Case and Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Single Action Army
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44 special
Barrel: 7 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: walnut
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Item Views: 291
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 407
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

The included factory letter is listed as having a 7 1/2 inch barrel chambered in .44 special with blue finish, stocks not listed, and grade "D" engraving when shipped to Cherry's Sporting Goods Company in Geneseo, IL on February 16, 1979 as part of Colt factory order number 10723. The near full coverage grade "D" engraving features broad floral scrollwork. The left side of the grip frame is marked "COLT ENG". Includes a Colt presentation case.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue finish and case colors with minimal handling marks and crisp engraving. The grips are ill-fitting replacements. Mechanically excellent. Case is very fine with scattered light storage and handling marks.



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