4-Digit 7th Cavalry Custer U.S. Colt Single Action Army Re...
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Authenticated by John Kopec and O. W. Ainsworth Inspected.
4-Digit 7th Cavalry Custer U.S. Colt Single Action Army
Serial no. 5180 [barrel, frame, triggerguard, cylinder and butt], .45 caliber, 2 3/8-inch barrel with fixed front sight and frame notch rear sight. Blued finish. Two-line, two-date patent and U.S. to left side of frame. Ainsworth "A" inspector mark to base of barrel, cylinder and backstrap. "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, Lot Five. Accompanied by John A. Kopec letter dated August 6, 2018.
Condition: Poor. Overall showing heavy signs of age, handling wear and surface rust. Some replacement screws, marring to screws. Scattered scuffs and dings present to wood, with some loss at corners. Action needs adjustment. Pitted bore.
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