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    COLT MODEL 1862 POLICE REVOLVER WITH CARVED IVORY EAGLE GRIPS - Serial number 18950, circa 1860s. 5 ½" barrel in .36 calibre. All features and markings as standard for this model, with the exception of the ivory grips. On the left side they depict an American Eagle with an olive branch in the right talon and a clutch of five war arrows in the left. The eagle motif is surmounted on a scroll with the word "LIBERTY" cut into the scrolls. Action functions.

    Condition:About percent of case hardening color evident on the left side of the frame. Traces only on right sight. Traces of blue in cylinder flutes and around wedge screw. Balance of metal a light grey. Heavy pitting at muzzle and front of rammer. Backstrap and triggerguard show evidence of cleaning a long time ago and are starting to re-acquire a little patina. Ivory grips show wear on the high points. All factory applied stamps and serial numbers sharp and clear with a little weakness on the patent letters on the frame. No number on wedge.


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    November, 2007
    11th Sunday
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