April 11-13, 2023 Firearms and Militaria
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 4/11/2023
Manufactured in 1883. Gun looks to be New York engraved. It has a full coverage of scrolls and foliate with a punch dot background. Screws have all been checkered. It has been fully copper plated and then had a gold wash applied. 1-line address on top of the barrel. Roll die caliber designation on the left side of the barrel. Caliber designation is also on the left front trigger bow. 3-line patent dates on the left forward of the frame. Matching serial numbers on the frame, trigger guard and back strap. Carved and checkered Mastodon Mexican eagle and snake 1-piece grip. CONDITION: Gun retains 40% of the gold wash finish. Gun locks up and indexes fine. Bore is a little dark with fair lands and grooves. The grips show some wear and some shrinkage.

CORRECTION: This revolver is accompanied by a Colt factory letter listing it as shipped to Simmons Hardware Company, St. Louis, Missouri as a .45 Colt with unlisted barrel length, blued, and unlisted stocks in a shipment of 50.
Barrel Length
7 - 1/2"
.45 Colt
FFL Status
Previous Description, Colt Letter
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $5,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $11,070.00
Estimate: $10,000 - $20,000
Number Bids: 7
Auction closed on Thursday, April 13, 2023.
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