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Lot 1161: Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Revolver

Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

Lot 1161: Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Revolver

Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

Estimated Price: $5,500 - $8,500
Price Realized:

Black Powder Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Single Action Army
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 WCF
Barrel: 7 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 504
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 151
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured in 1892. The accompanying factory letter lists this revolver with a 7 1/2 inch barrel in .38-40 caliber, blue finish and type of stocks not listed when shipped to Fletcher, Jenks & Co. of Detroit, Michigan, on September 19, 1892. The barrel has "38 W.C.F." on the left side and one-line Hartford address on the top. The left side of the frame has the two-line patent dates marking with a circled Rampant Colt. Matching serial numbers on the frame, trigger guard and back strap. Provenance: The Richard Atkinson Collection, Property of a Gentleman

Rating Definition:

Very good plus, retaining 30% original blue finish and 20% original case colors in the protected areas, otherwise the revolver has a smooth gray patina. The grips are very good showing wear and some chipping along the high edge. Mechanically excellent.



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