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Sat, Jul 9, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 669

Civil War Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver, .44 cal.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,200

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Civil War era Colt Army Model 1860 Revolver, .44 caliber, serial number 32271, all visible serial numbers matching. Barrel marked "Address Col. Saml Colt New-York U.S. America," left side of frame marked "Colts Patent," cylinder stamped "US PATENT 32271/PAT. SEPT 10TH 1850", "S" inspector mark, back of trigger guard, stocks with monograms "L.J.B." with illegible cartouche, left side, "C.O" right side. Walnut stocks, round barrel, faint naval scene engraving on cylinder, brass trigger guard and back strap, iron mounted with nickel finish, checkered hammer, standard blade front sight, loading lever. Serial number corresponds to year 1862.


Overall good condition with very light pepper pitting to metal, dings, primarily to cylinder. Stocks with light dings, carved monograms and cartouche. Naval scene engraving is very faint. Action holds at full and half cock. Bore is dirty with visible rifling.