October 22-23, 2019 Extraordinary, Sporting & Collector Firearms
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 10/22/2019
Serial number 17596, manufactured in 1863. Matching serial numbers on major components. 4 - 1/2" barrel with creeping style loading lever. Barrel marked in one line "ADDRESS COL SAML COLT NEW-YORK U.S. AMERICA". Left side of frame marked "COLTS PATENT". Rebated/fluted cylinder marked "PAT SEPT. 10th 1850" inside flute. Blue with case hardened frame, hammer and loading lever. Silver plated brass trigger guard and backstrap. One piece varnished walnut grips. Housed in a walnut, partition fitted case with burgundy color interior. Complete with unique period powder flask made of leather wrapped brass. Correct bullet mold marked "COLTS PATENT". Correct combination nipple wrench/screwdriver. Eley Bros. percussion cap tin. Packet of 6 combustible cartridges. CONDITION: Revolver is excellent overall. Approximately 90% bright blue on barrel mixed with brown patina, multiple small dents on right side around wedge. 70%+ original bright blue on cylinder with most loss to one side. Frame, lever, and hammer shows most of the original bright case colors. Trigger guard and backstrap shows most the original silver plating, starting to flake on backstrap. One piece grips are excellent showing most of the original varnish with a few small dents. Case is very good overall with a gouge in the lid front. Lock plate missing on front. Interior is faded and showing fairly heavy wear. Bullet mold and powder flask are very good. Overall a very attractive and desirable early Model '62 Police with high condition. -MKS-
Case, Accessories
Barrel Length
4 - 1/2"
.36 Rifled
FFL Status
1862 Police
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Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $4,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium:
Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Number Bids: 7
Auction closed on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.
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