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Engraved Colt Single-action Army Revolver

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
76
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

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Auction:
Sale #3165M - 3165M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Engraved Colt Single-action Army Revolver, c. 1891, serial number 142287, .45 caliber, ivory grips marked on the underside "Harold & Gale Krause/March-1946/Chicago, Ill," inside of the frame marked "Engr. By D.B. Marshall/Hazelton, Pa. 4/70," engraved with foliate designs and gilt inlays, marked on the left side of the frame "PAT. SEPT. 19. 1871./JULY 2-72. JAN. 19.-75.," the top of the barrel "COLT'S PT. F.A. MFG. Co./HARTFORD, CT. U.S.A.," and the left side of the barrel marked "COLT FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER" in gold, barrel lg. 4 3/4, overall lg. 10 in.

Provenance: The collection of David F. Post.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Gun is in overall very good condition. The bore has some very light pits but strong rifling and functions properly.


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

Gale Krause, Ammunition, Colt M1878, Colt Single Action Army, Military technology, Police weapons, Security, Single-action revolvers, Chicago, United States, D.B. Marshall