Lot #1232
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Lot 1233: British Retailer Cased Colt New Line .32 Spur Trigger Revolver

Auction Date: August 27, 2022

Lot 1233: British Retailer Cased Colt New Line .32 Spur Trigger Revolver

Auction Date: August 27, 2022

Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,500
Price Realized:

British Retailer Cased Colt New Line .32 Spur Trigger Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: New Line 32
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 CF
Barrel: 2 1/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 280
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 181
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1884. The top of the barrel has the two-line address. The cylinder is marked with British proofs. It has standard features as well as a pair of checkered hard rubber grips. Includes a hardwood case with British retailer interior label marked "J. VENABLES & SON/GUN MAKERS,/99, ALDATE'S STREET,/Opposite Christ Church,/OXFORD", an oiler, cleaning rod, key, and six Eley .320 CF cartridges.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retains 85% plus of the likely original finish with the balance having thinned to mostly a smooth grey patina, primarily on the grip straps and left of the barrel. The grips are also very fine with a minor chip absent from the top of the left panel, scattered minor dings, and otherwise crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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