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Colt Model 1860 Army Richards Conversion

.44 Colt, 8" barrel, S/N 5618 (mfg. ca 1870s). Blued and color casehardened finish, varnished walnut grip. Matching numbers throughout, including grip, except for the correctly unnumbered wedge. Loading gate and arbor numbered 524. Standard one-line New York barrel address, two-line 1871/1872 patent date marking on frame. Standard cylinder markings and roll engraved scene.

Condition:

Good. Retains no finish, metal cleaned and showing a mottled brownish gray patina with surface oxidation and some scattered light pitting. Markings mostly clear and legible, cylinder scene weak. Mechanically functional, fair bore that is moderately pitted. Grip worn with bumps, dings, some minor chipping and only traces of varnish present.

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,920
10/31/2018

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