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Martially Marked Colt Single-action Army Revolver

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
58
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Martially Marked Colt Single-action Army Revolver, c. 1887, serial number 120154 on butt and front of the trigger guard, front of the frame marked with the inspector's initials "D.F.C." and serial number 56226, and the serial number on the barrel is 0885, walnut grips, left side of the frame marked with patent dates and "U.S.," top of the barrel marked "COLT'S PT. F.A. MFG. CO HARTFORD CT. U.S.A.," barrel lg. 5 1/2, overall lg. 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $600-800

Grips have some wear and three notches on the right side, no visible cartouche marks, finish is a plum color, and the action needs work as it locks up from time to time.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

United States, Colt Single Action Army, H&R Firearms, Police weapons, Revolvers, Single-action revolvers, Small arms