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    Rare Engraved Colt Model 1860 Army Second Type Richards Conversion Single Action Revolver. Serial no. 183724, .44 centerfire caliber. 7-inch barrel with single-line New York address and factory German silver front sight. Barrel and lug engraved in floral scrolls. Faint naval scene engraved on cylinder. Rebated portion of cylinder and frame engraved en suite. Nickel-plated finish. No rear sight present on conversion band. Ejector rod correctly projecting from rear of housing. Brass triggerguard also engraved with diamond panels on sides and starburst on bottom. Blued screws. Steel gripstrap also engraved. Beautifully carved period antique Mexican eagle and snake ivory grips. Condition: Very good as configured. Metal cleaned, retaining traces of nickel finish blended with grey metal and showing scattered spots of fine pitting. 50-60% faint cylinder scene present. Grips with classic original barking cracks and light wear and mellow patina. Action tight and crisp.


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    June, 2013
    9th Sunday
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