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    Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver with Period Holster. Serial no. 23028 [triggerguard, barrel, frame, cylinder, buttstrap, wedge and ], .44 caliber, 8-inch barrel. Originally blued finish with casehardened frame. Walnut grips. Top of barrel reads -ADDRESS COL. SAML COLT NEW-YORK U.S. AMERICA-. Four screw, cut for shoulder stock. Various inspector marks to metal. When cataloguing this actual gun, we found an old note typed and fitted inside grips reading COLL. OF FRED B. SCHULTZ / OMAHA, NEBR. 5 JUNE 57 [left intact].

    Note: According to Flayderman's Guide, in production from 1860 through c. 1873 with total production of about 200,500 made. Serial numbers reached about 156,000 by December 1865 and the end of the Civil War. See Flayderman's 5B-092. This gun was manufactured in 1861. Gun is sold with period flap leather holster.

    Condition: Good to very good. Gun has a grey/brown patina overall with faint areas of original bluing and casehardening in protected areas. Light scattered pitting throughout. Grips with heavy wear, shrinkage and small loses to corners. Marred screws. Holster with moderate handling and wear, but very good with marks inside flap. Light verdigris present to brass. Action crisp. Bore a bit dark, but rifling strong
    From the Glenwood Swanson Collection.

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