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    U.S. Colt Cavalry Model Single Action Revolver with Holster and Factory Letter. Serial no. 73874 [frame, triggerguard, cylinder and butt], .45 caliber, 7 1/2-inch barrel with fixed front sight and single-line Hartford address. D.F.C. inspector stamp on frame and cylinder. Nickeled finish. Case-hardened hammer and frame, with U.S. marked [possibly re-stamped] on left side. Smooth walnut grips with faint government cartouches on both sides. Left grip marked: 1880. Vestige of DFC visible on right grip. Five notches on backstrap. Sold together with Colt factory letter stating blue finish and 1881 ship date, barrel length and stocks "Not Listed". Also included, a third party appraisal letter and leather holster.
    Condition: Very good as refinished. Slight traces of re-nickeled finish remaining on ejector rod housing, frame and butt. Balance primarily a grey age patina with handling wear and scattered patches of pitting, heavy on cylinder.. Cylinder pin and three frames screws marred. Cylinder pin screw appears to be a replacement.Grips showing scuffs and scratches. Crisp action. Moderately pitted bore. Leather with some signs of fading cracking and tearing.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2013
    9th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 19
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