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    Lot of Three Factory Revolver Boxes and Pair of Ivory Grips. Comprising: 1.) Black Pasteboard Box for Colt Single Action Army Revolver. Invoice to David Mamet from H.P. Sales enclosed. 2.) Blue Cardboard Box for Smith & Wesson Model 19-3 Double Action Revolver. Factory wax paper enclosed. 3.) Blue Cardboard Box for Smith & Wesson Model 66 Revolver. 4.) Checkered Eagle Panel Ivory Grips. Wood insert.
    Condition: 1.) Good. Scattered wear from storage. Tear to center of top lip. Serial number written in chalk on bottom. 2.) Good. Patina wear and age to box. 3.) Very good. Showing little wear. 4.) Good. Grips with noticeable wear.

    David Mamet's Notes: 1). I have no idea what this box is, save that it lived in my gunsafe for a long time. I always liked the accoutrements of the firearms companies. I remember one decade when I used to drive frequently through Hartford, and look up at the Oniondome. I recall one short period when it was for sale and I considered buying it. If I had it would have found its way into this auction, but I am sure it went to a good home.

    2). Smith & Wesson box. Held pushpins on my desk for decades. The old metal thumbtacks of my youth could be hurled up to stick into a Cellotex ceiling. I don't know if there are any more Cellotex ceilings, and I do not think the old thumbtacks are still manufactured.
    4). Here we have a meerschaum-yellow one-piece set of Ivory grips with the Mexican motif. I bought them and considered having them fitted to one or another SAA, but never got around to it. I always thought I'd hold them for a Mexican friend, but though I have many Mexican acquaintances, I do not have a friend let alone one close enough and sufficiently enamored of firearms that I would give him the grips. So you find them here.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    9th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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