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EARLY CIVILIAN COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER WITH LEFT HAND BBL ADDRESS. SN 40064. Cal. 45 Colt. Usual configuration with 7-1/2″ bbl, slightly altered front sight and 1-line left hand block letter address reading from frame to muzzle. Ejector housing is second type with bull’s eye ejector rod head. Left side of frame has 3-line patent dates and left shoulder of trigger guard has caliber marking. Mounted with varnished 1-pc walnut grip that has a mostly obliterated number in backstrap channel with a “6” and “4” visible, which numbers are the last two digits of the matching SN. Last four digits of matching SN are on bottom of bbl, under ejector housing and on cylinder. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Very good to fine all matching. Traces of orig finish remain in the most sheltered areas, primarily under ejector rod housing; balance of revolver is a smooth blue/brown patina with a few nicks & dings on bbl; hammer screw is battered; left lower side of the muzzle is very heavily worn from being in & out of holster; grip has chipped toes with somewhat battered bottom edges and retains 25-30% orig varnish. Hammer is not solid in safety or half cock notches and will not engage at full cock, otherwise mechanics are fine; strong bore with light to moderate pitting. 4-44710 JR217 (3,500-5,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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