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    Custom Engraved Colt Frontier Six-Shooter.
    Serial no. 125653, .44-40 caliber, 7 12/-inch barrel with Hartford address. Left side of barrel with roll-stamped COLT FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER. Nicely custom-engraved with floral scrolls, star bursts, figure-eight borders and stars throughout. 3-line, 3-date patent mark. Left side of trigger guard stamped: 44CF. Mother-of-pearl grips. Manufactured 1888.

    Condition: Excellent as custom engraved and refinished. Retaining all of a thin brown finish applied at the time of engraving. Scattered patches of fine pitting visible below finish in areas without engraving. Grips excellent. Action crisp. Very light touch to trigger. Bore with moderate to heavy pitting.

    Roger and Linda Carpenter Collection.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2015
    14th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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