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    Authenticated by John Kopec and O. W. Ainsworth Inspected.

    4-Digit 7th Cavalry Custer U.S. Colt Single Action Army Revolver.
    Serial no. 5609 [frame, triggerguard, cylinder and butt], .45 caliber, 7 1/2-inch barrel with fixed front sight and frame notch rear sight. Blued and case-hardened finish. Top of barrel marked: COLT'S PT. F. A. MFG. CO. HARTFORD CT. U.S.A. Two-line, two-date patent and U.S. to left side of frame. Ainsworth "A" inspector mark to base of barrel, cylinder, triggerguard, backstrap and base of grip. "P" stamped to base of barrel and cylinder. Smooth walnut one-piece grip. Manufactured in 1874. The serial number falls in the range of Custer's 7th Cavalry troops. Accompanied by John A. Kopec letter dated July 5, 2019.

    Condition: Good to very good. Finish primarily a mottled grey patina with noticeable areas of age, handling wear and patches of pitting. Dings and bruising present to wood, with some loss to corners. Action good. Lightly pitted bore. The Michael Ward Collection of Western Americana


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