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    Colt Second Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver.
    Serial no. 9976(all matching except loading lever), .44 caliber, 7 1/2-inch barrel. Barrel flat marked: ADDRESS SAML COLT NEW-YORK CITY. Inspector's H on barrel lug, cylinder and triggerguard. Left side of frame reading: COLTS/PATENT/U.S. Brass straps and square triggerguard. Varnished walnut grips the left panel with inspector's H on butt. Property from the Estate of John R. Eckel, Sr. For more information on this estate, please view the article "An Antique Love Story".

    Condition: Good to very good. Barrel and cylinder now a smooth, thin brown patina with scattered dents. Loading lever likely a replacement. Muted case colors on frame with scattered fine pitting. Recoil shield with signs of having been buffed. Mellow patina to brass. Grips: Fine. Bore is fine showing very little wear. Action smooth. Triggerguard has signs of heavy cleaning and restamped serial number.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    8th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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