October 22-23, 2019 Extraordinary, Sporting & Collector Firearms
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Post Civil War production (1868) civilian "New Model Army" (NMA), 5th variation, not cut for shoulder stock, full round barrel, rebated cylinder with strong Naval battle scene. Brass trigger guard with steel backstrap. Matching serial numbers on barrel, frame, cylinder, trigger guard, backstrap, and wedge. One piece varnished walnut grips. Pictured on page 294 of the book: "The Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver" by Charles W. Pate. Gun allegedly belonged to a Swiss emigrant who came to America during the Gold Rush area. The revolver was later exhibited in a Swiss museum until recently. PROVENANCE: Max Guenthert collection. CONDITION: The barrel has a sharp New York address and retains a pleasing blue gray patina on barrel, cylinder, and backstrap. Most original varnish on grips. Indexes and locks up well, action is tight and crisp, bore is above average. -MKS-
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Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
8"
Caliber/Bore
.44 Rifled
FFL Status
Antique
Manufacturer
Colt
Model
1860
Paperwork
Provenance
Serial Number
17119
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $3,750.00
Final prices include buyers premium:
Estimate: $7,500 - $12,500
Number Bids: 1
Auction closed on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.
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