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    Engraved Colt Single Action Revolver. Serial no. 89448, .44 caliber, 5-inch barrel [shortened]. Scroll-engraved. Nickel-plated finish. Period ivory grips. Contained in an associated early 20th-century Native American beaded chamois leather holster. Manufactured in 1883.

    Condition: Fair. Metal retaining slight traces of nickel finish, the remainder showing a very dark age patina and scattered light pitting. Barrel shortened, sight replaced with smaller sight and all evidence of barrel address and markings removed. Ejector rod button bent. Some screws replaced. Grips with period chips to toes and heavy wear overall. Action fair. Holster showing minor tears at top and age overall.

    From the estate of Houston collector Brent Burg. To view the other lots from this collection, click here.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2012
    10th Sunday
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