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Savage Percussion Navy Revolver

.36 caliber, 7.125" barrel, S/N 1380. Blued and color case hardened finish, walnut grips. Side plate numbered 1380 as well. Assembly number 613 is present on the frame under the right grip, under the barrel (hidden by the loading lever) and inside both grips in pencil. Cylinder is assembly number 589 on the rear face, the rotational plate, loading lever and arbor pin assemblies are not numbered. Standard three-line address and patent marking on top strap, sub-inspected throughout on all major components, left grip with outline of inspection cartouche. Roughly 20,000 of these revolvers were produced during the first part of the 1860s, with 11,984 acquired by the US government as Civil War contract arms.

Condition:

Very good. Retains some blued finish, mostly on the protected areas of the barrel and loading lever assembly, with traces on the cylinder. The balance of the metal with a pewter gray patina with scattered surface oxidation, discoloration and some light pitting. Hammer and cocking ring with some traces of case color. Most markings in metal clear and legible, cartouche weak. Mechanically functional, good bore with lightly scattered pitting. Grips very good with scattered bumps, ding and mars and as small sliver missing form the bottom of the left grip, but substantially better than usually encountered on this patter of revolver. Overall a much better than usually encountered condition martially marked Savage Navy revolver.

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,763
10/31/2018

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