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    Colt Model 1860 Fluted Cylinder Army .44 Caliber Percussion Revolver Serial #673, Holster and Spurs Identified to Col. John C. Patterson 14th New Jersey Infantry Civil War Colt Model 1860 Fluted Cylinder .44 Caliber Percussion Army Model Revolver, numbers matching including the wedge. All metal mostly smooth and light gray with a few scattered shallow dents, showing traces of case colors on the frame and cylinder, sharp markings. Mechanically as tight as the day it was made, excellent bore. Excellent grip with light inspectors' cartouches and a few scattered shallow dents.
    Holster with great inked inscription reading " J.C. Patterson Holster of a Revolver Carried War From 1862 to 1865 in 19 Skirmishes In 27 Engagements Saved My Life Twice". Leather shows wear and the reverse is cut to accept a belt.
    Brass officer's quality spurs with original leather straps with "D" shaped brass buckles.
    Included are notarized affidavits dated March 27, 1990 and June 18, 1990 from Mary Patterson great-great granddaughter of John C. Patterson attesting to his original ownership of the pistol and holster.
    John C. Patterson was commissioned on August 26, 1862 as a 2nd Lieutenant in Co . "F" 14th New Jersey Infantry rising to the rank of Brevet Colonel March 13, 1865.
    The 14th New Jersey served with the Middle Department, Army of the Potomac and Army of the Shenandoah losing 257 men.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    13th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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