December 14-17, 2021 Collectible Firearms & Militaria
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Manufactured in 1850 during the first year of production. .36 caliber 7 - 1/2" octagon barrel baring correct 1-line New York address. Bottom of barrel stamped "M897", possibly some sort of identification mark. Brass pin front sight and v-notch rear sight cut into hammer. 6-shot percussion cylinder with naval engagement scene roll mark. Silver plated square back brass trigger guard and smooth 1-piece walnut grips. Housed in modern hardwood display case. Previous auction description identifies this revolver as coming from the pioneering Texas Morales family, although no provenance is provided. CONDITION: Very good. Overall brown patina with a few traces of original finish. Cylinder scene worn but still partially visible. Grip straps retain significant portions of silver plating with balance thinning to bright brass. Grips have some minor impressions. Shootable bore and good mechanics. Full or partial matching numbers observed on frame, barrel assembly, loading lever, cylinder, trigger guard, and back strap. Loading lever serial number appears to be restamped. Case very good. BAS

Item Dimensions: 15 - 1/2" x 7" x 3"
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
7 - 1/2"
Caliber/Bore
.36 Rifled
FFL Status
Antique
Manufacturer
Colt
Model
Navy
Paperwork
Serial Number
2311
(A) SQUARE BACK COLT NAVY .36 PERCUSSION REVOLVER.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $600.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $3,600.00
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
Number Bids: 9
Auction closed on Friday, December 17, 2021.
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