September 20, 2018 Colt Firearms Collection
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 9/20/2018
Few percussion Colts are more collectible and historically important than presentation revolvers given by the inventor, Samuel Colt. J.D. Cameron was an executive of the Northern Central Railway during the Civil War, Cameron was in charge of the flow of supplies and soldiers from the Northeastern states to Washington, D.C. and Virginia. Serial number 7255 retains most of its original bright blue finish on loading lever and frame. Barrel is 4 - 1/2" and has most of its original bright blue finish. Cylinder retains nearly all of original bright blue finish with some mixing on high spots and safeties slightly damaged. Hammer has much case hardening remaining. Back strap and trigger guard have heavy silver plating with some brass showing through, mostly over the inscription itself. Varnished walnut grips have most of their original finish with a series of minor dents, mostly on the right side of grip. All matching numbers. One frame screw and one wedge screw are marred. Original mahogany case has wine red velvet and good partitions. Eagle flask with most of the lacquer and considerable gilding remaining, bright blue original nipple wrench, mold marked "36P" retains most of it original bluing, a pack of Hazard's cartridges for New Model Revolving Police Pistol and a cap complete the ensemble.
Case, Bullet mold, Powder flask, Caps tin, Box of ammo
Barrel Length
4 - 1/2"
FFL Status
1862 Police
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $7,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $30,000.00
Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000
Number Bids: 22
Auction closed on Thursday, September 20, 2018.
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