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*CASED COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER SAM COLT SESQUICENTENNIAL. SN 1096SC. Cal. 45 Colt. Blue & nickel finish with 7-1/2″ bbl, full thick front sight and 1-line block letter address. Left side of bbl is marked “1814 – COL. SAML COLT SESQUICENTENNIAL MODEL – 1964” and the right side has the model & caliber marking. Left side of frame has 2-line 3-patent dates and rampant Colt. Cyl, trigger guard & backstrap are nickel finish. Cyl is unfluted and rolled marked with the rampant Colt, the Colt dome and a Paterson revolver, surrounded by foliate arabesque patterns. Parallel with the cyl axis is the marking “COL. SAML COLT / 1814-1964”. Mounted with 2-pc, silver medallion, smooth rosewood grips that are matching numbered to this revolver. SN is on bottom of frame & left side of the front & back straps under the grip. Accompanied by its orig dome-top walnut casing that has a silver plaque on the lid inscribed “TO LINDY / FROM THE UDYLITE GANG / DECEMBER 1, 1968 / ONE OF 5000 / COLONEL SAML COLT / SESQUICENTENNIAL MODELS / 1814-1964”. Case has a mortised lock in the front and is burgundy velvet lined with the book The Arms Collection of Colonel Colt, Wilson, in a recess in the lid. Bottom is recessed for the revolver & a silver Samuel Colt medal. It also has a walnut cartridge block containing 12 nickel plated dummy cartridges. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: New & unfired retaining all of its orig royal blue and bright nickel. Case is fine with some heat crazing on the lid. 4-44737 JR338 (1,500-2,500)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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