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    Rare Early Rimfire Composite Colt Single Action Revolver together with Period Holster and Early Rimfire Cartridge. Serial no. 694, .44 rimfire caliber, 5-inch shortened replacement barrel with single-line Hartford address. Two-line patent dates. Period ivory grips. Contained in a vintage double-loop Mexican style holster adorned with antique silver spots and studs. Lot also includes a single rare copper-cased and Benet-primed .44 rimfire cartridge.

    Condition: Good as configured. Metal showing heavy wear, grey-brown age patina and scattered light pitting. Barrel a shortened replacement and showing traces of nickel finish on bottom and sight repositioning. Ejector rod housing a probable replacement. Grips are period replacements and showing age wear, patina and minor chips. Action good. Holster with light wear and scuffs. Cartridge excellent.

    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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