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*FIRST GENERATION COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER. SN 351238. Cal. 45 Colt. Blue & color case hardened with 5-1/2″ bbl, full thick front sight and 1-line block letter address with caliber marking on left side. Left side of frame has 2-line 3-patent dates and rampant Colt. Mounted with replacement smooth walnut grips. SN was observed on bottom of frame and right side of front & backstraps with last two digits of matching SN on rear face of cyl. Accompanied by a Colt factory letter identifying this revolver in caliber 45 Colt with 5-1/2″ bbl, blue finish and rubber grips shipped to Murta, Appleton & Co., Philadelphia, PA on Nov. 16, 1927 in a 2-gun shipment. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Extremely fine, all matching except grips which are unnumbered. Overall retains about 99% orig factory finish with strong blue & brilliant case colors, lightly faded on left recoil shield & top edge of hammer; there is slight muzzle edge wear on left side and tip of ejector housing; cyl has a light drag line with a couple of other light scratches. Mechanics are crisp, brilliant shiny bore, has been fired but very little. 4-44724 JR263 (4,000-7,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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